Dissolution of Civil Partnership
London Solicitor Dissolution of Civil Partnership
A civil partnership is a legally recognised relationship between two people of the same sex. As with a marriage, there may come a time when your civil partnership reaches an end, and dissolution of the civil partnership is required. Our London family solicitors can guide you through this process from start to finish.
The law in relation to the dissolution of civil partnerships came into being in 2004 with the advent of the
Civil Partnership Act 2004.
An application for a dissolution Order may be made to
Court by either civil partner on the ground that the civil partnership has broken down irretrievably. The facts required to prove the same are set out at paragraph 44(5) of the Civil Partnership Act 2004:
that the Respondent has behaved in such a way that the Applicant cannot reasonably be expected to live with the Respondent;
the Applicant and the Respondent have lived apart for a continuous period of at least 2 years immediately preceding the making of the application (“2 years' separation”), and
the Respondent consents to a dissolution order being made;
that the Applicant and the respondent have lived apart for a continuous period of at least 5 years immediately preceding the making of the application (“5 years' separation”);
that the Respondent has deserted the applicant for a continuous period of at least 2 years immediately preceding the making of the application.
A straightforward application to
Court for the dissolution of a civil partnership will take approximately 4–6 months.
Our London family solicitors can advise and represent you in obtaining the dissolution of your civil partnership. Please contact us to discuss the matter of fees.
If instructed to represent you regarding your family matter, we at MFI Law Limited will be able to provide you with the following services including:
Our family solicitors and legal representatives will take detailed instructions from you and advise you on the appropriate law and procedure in relation to your case.
Our family solicitors and legal representatives are highly experienced in making the full range of family applications flowing from the breakdown of relationships, whether you are married or are cohabiting.
Our family solicitors and legal representatives can make urgent ex-parte applications at short notice when required.
Our family solicitors and legal representatives will discuss your case in detail and will advise you on the strengths and weaknesses of your case.
Our family solicitors and barristers are available to attend the family Courts to represent you in relation to your case.
Our family solicitors and legal representatives will instruct experts in your case when required.
Our family solicitors and legal representatives can arrange for an interpreter to assist with communication when required.
Our family solicitors and legal representatives will represent you throughout your case robustly and realistically in order for you to achieve the best possible outcome in your case.
Our team of family solicitors will ensure that you are provided with the highest level of service ranging from your initial consultation through to attendance at Court. Our London family solicitors and lawyers are regularly instructed to attend family Courts in London and also the High Court.
Are you or someone you know dealing with a relationship breakdown? If so, we understand that
dealing with such matters is difficult and stressful for you, and choosing the right solicitor is
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