Foreign marriages and foreign divorces

When a couple separate, there is often a great deal of confusion about the relevance or otherwise of a marriage which took place abroad.  A typical question would be: “If I got married in Mauritius, can I get divorced in England or do I have to get divorced in Mauritius?” Questions are also asked about the […]

Financial claims for unmarried couples in England

The free movement of people is one of the central pillars of the EU.  As a result within the EU there are couples whose relationships will be recognised in their country of origin but not in the country where they are currently living.  These relationships take many forms, for example, married heterosexual couples, married same sex couples, […]