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Family lawyers have to explain every day to unmarried cohabitants that they don’t have the same rights as married people if their relationship breaks down.
Two years after the government first published its commitment to making positive changes to victims of domestic abuse, the response has been published as a draft Domestic Abuse Bill.
One of the biggest difficulties divorcing couples face is the uncertainty of outcome on their financial claims.
Since March 2013, the government has been trying to ensure that there is cross-government agreement on what constitutes domestic violence and abuse.
In England and Wales marriages can be either legally valid or void or voidable. For many years validity was the preserve of the church or other religious bodies but it became subject to statute in 1753.
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