Tagged: Family


Converting civil partnerships to marriage

The Government has announced the position in relation to same-sex marriages for those already in a civil partnership following the enactment of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013. From 10 December 2014, same-sex...


Deaf Relay Interpreters in care proceedings

Further to this post, ThirtyNine Essex Street has published more detail about Re C (A child), a 2014 case that was mentioned in our previous post. In this case, a deaf couple; the father...


Unreasonable behaviour

One of the facts to support an application for divorce (i.e. that a marriage has irretrievely broken down) is “unreasonable behaviour” through section 1(2) of the Matrimonial Causes Act, which provides that the court...