Gay And Lesbian Divorce – Civil Partnership Dissolution
Relationship breakdown can be stressful
Knowing where you stand legally is a key concern when it comes to dissolution or divorce. At Coles Miller we make sure the process is as quick and as stress-free as possible by talking you through the process and ensuring that you understand each step. We have experience of this legal process for those in same sex relationships and have a specialist in this area of law dedicated to getting you the best possible outcome.
Dissolution vs Divorce
In the eyes of the law these are the same and the process works in the same way.
To apply for a dissolution or divorce you must have been married or in a civil partnership for at least a year and be able to establish that the relationship has broken down irretrievably.
In order to support this you need to be able establish one of the following facts: adultery; unreasonable behaviour; two years' separation (with the consent of the respondent); five years' separation; desertion.
Property And Finances
Property and finances are at the forefront of people’s minds at these times. At Coles Miller we are experts in getting the best deal for our clients.
Where children are involved their safety and well-being are of the utmost importance. We can help you to reach an agreement with your ex regarding this. We take the stress out of this by outlining the areas you need to agree on and how to move forward.