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A civil partnership provides you with you legal recognition of your relationship under the Civil Partnership Act 2004. The act provides similar rights to as those of married couples. Lawfully married couples have legal rights and responsibilities, by engaging in a civil partnership, a couple can get comparable rights. There are many reasons as to why couples choose to enter into a civil partnership as opposed to a marriage, and a civil partnership may be converted to a marriage at a later date.
The process for entering into a civil partnership involves 'giving notice' at a regional register office. You will give notice that you wish to register your relationship as a civil partnership. It is recommended that you seek legal advice at this stage to ensure that you have a clear understanding of how entering into a civil partnership might affect your current position.
Entering into a civil partnership will bring considerable changes to your rights relating to:● pensions● tax● employment advantages● child upkeep● responsibility for your civil partner's children● access to accident compensation and insurance coverage● protection from domestic violence● migration rights
This is an intricate area of law and not the most straightforward to go through without legal guidance. If you are planning to enter into a civil partnership, or are looking to bring a civil partnership to an end, we can help. Get the best legal assistance from skilled family law solicitors at Family Law Leeds by calling 0113 519 0394 or you can complete our online enquiry form and one of our experts will get back to you right away.
Yes, converting a civil partnership registered in England and Wales to a marriage is a relatively straightforward process. You do not need to hold a formal ceremony although many people choose to do so.
What is the Difference Between Marriage and Civil Partnership?
A marriage confers certain rights to spouses that a civil partnership does not. You should seek proper legal advice on how a civil partnership, marriage or cohabitation may affect your legal rights and also your financial situation.
Cohabitation does not confer the same rights as being married or entering into a civil partnership. Cohabitees often enter into a cohabitation agreement to make their legal position clear.
Our civil partnership Lawyers in Leeds can help you with all matters relating to your legal rights and obligations under a civil partnership. We understand how vital your relationship is to you and your family, which is why we ensure that we explain your legal position clearly and concisely. This ensures that our clients feel at ease during the process, and have a clear picture of what can be expected going forward.
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Your regional Family lawyers in Leeds are experts in civil partnership law and will supply both a personal and professional service. Contact us today and get a free initial consultation on civil partnerships You can call us on 0113 519 0394 or you can complete our online enquiry form and one of our experts will get back to you right away. We look forward to getting you the advice and assistance you need.
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