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Matrimonial myths

Date:15 JUN 2017
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Sarah McCarthy Chartered Legal Executive
Hill Dickinson LLP 

Dealing with marriage breakdown is a daunting task. Lots of people will have some words of wisdom to share with you. Often these words of wisdom while intended to help will actually lead you up the garden path. Take heed and consider the following matrimonial myths…

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Common law marriage exists

Some people believe that after a lengthy period of cohabitation the relationship attracts the same rights as married couples should the relationship breakdown. This is a myth. Rights of cohabitees on relationship breakdown are very limited and different from those rights of married couples. Property disputes in respect of cohabiting couples are...

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