We had the announcement at the end of September that the Law Commission is going to publish its report on the first part of its objective in the 13th Programme of law reform looking at enfranchisement. What does this mean?
On 20 December 2018 the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 (“the 2018 Act”) was given royal assent and on 20 March 2019 it came into force. The 2018 Act amends the current fitness for human habitation rules found in the 1985 Act.
Currently in the UK there is an increasing upward trend for the over 60s to divorce (silver separators). A generation or two ago this was not the consideration that it is today. This trend has come about for a variety of reasons.