Tag: Parliament

Civil Partnership an option for opposite sex couples

Civil Partnership an option for opposite sex couples couple embracing civil partnerships opposite sex couples

  Civil Partnership has been an option for same sex couples since 2006, but opposite sex couples have been fighting for the right to enter into civil partnerships for almost as long. In December 2019, the government made this an option for opposite sex couples, when new regulations came into force allowing them to give […]

Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill reintroduced

Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill reintroduced Divorce, Dissolution and Marriage Bill illustrated by signing papers

After the original Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill was shelved during the proroguing of parliament and general election of 2019, it was reintroduced into parliament on 7 January 2020. The Bill, which has been designed to put an end to the ‘blame culture’ that surrounds divorce, was one of several to be shelved at the […]

Parliament looking into no fault divorce laws

Parliament looking into no fault divorce laws divorce-separation

Divorce law came a step closer to its first reform in fifty years last month, after draft legislation was published asking Parliament to consider the idea of ‘no-fault divorce’ Experts realised that the current laws about divorce can lead to extra conflict and make break ups more painful than they need to be, so after […]