A Civil Partnership puts gay and lesbian couples in the same legal position as those who are married with the same rights and responsibilities regarding issues of tax, state benefits, pensions, inheritance and immigration.
However, if your relationship breaks down and you decide to end your civil partnership we can help. Our experts will explain the options available. We will look after you every step of the way in any Court proceedings and we can do this whether you are bringing the petition to dissolve the civil partnership or answering it.
Alternatives to Civil Partnership Dissolution – You may not be ready to dissolve your civil partnership or be legally unable to do so if you have been civil partners for less than one year. In these cases we can explain the legal alternatives, such as obtaining a Separation Agreement, a Separation Order through the Court or seeing whether counselling would help.W