Differences between how the law treats married and cohabiting couples including financial matters, responsibility for children and housing.
Information for same-sex and opposite-sex couples on how the law treats civil partnerships and cohabiting couples, including financial matters, adoption, housing and inheritance.
Overview and content list for living together, marriage and civil partnership.
Explains what is meant by marriage and civil partnership discrimination, according to the Equality Act 2010.
Find out how your client can end their marriage or civil partnership. Divorce or dissolution is the best, permanent way. But your client might want a legal separation or annulment.
Information on how to register a civil partnership covering who can register, the cost of registering and special rules for sick and disabled people and people from abroad.
Information on financial issues, children and housing when a civil partnership breaks down, including the process of family mediation.
Check who can apply for partner and child visas, including the rules about your income.
Advice for making a Disability Living Allowance claim and help with any problems.
Information on who can get married, where marriages can take place, civil and religious services, marriages by proxy, bigamous marriages, polygamous marriages, forced marriages and second marriages.
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