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Civil Partnerships

In December 2005, legislation came into force which created the right of same-sex couples to enter into a civil relationship which is akin to marriage. The effect of the legislation is that it gives same-sex couples, who register their civil partnership under the Act, many of the same rights that are enjoyed by married couples.

Civil Partnerships

As with heterosexual couples who live together without being married, the myth of the common law man and wife will arise if a same-sex couple does not register their relationship.

We offer initial advice on the topics that surround Civil Partnerships. Topics you may need advice on are:

  • Benefits of a Civil Partnership Agreement

  • Advice on tax and inheritance issues / making a new Will

  • Change of name deed

  • Pre-nuptial agreements

See related articles: 

House of Lords Approves Mixed-Sex Civil Partnerships



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