France more accepting of gay marriage

September 14, 2016 0 comments

family law

Acceptance of gay marriage has increased significantly in France since it was legalised. A recent survey conducted on behalf of the Association of LGBT families has revealed that as many as 62 per cent of people in the country would oppose a repeal of gay marriage and adoption. This represents a five per cent increase…

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Buying property with a married partner

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September 14, 2016 3 comments

family law

I enjoy my monthly phone in with St Alban’s Radio Verulam because the questions listeners send in really keep my on my toes. This morning was no exception, but sadly time constraints often prevent me from going into too much detail with my answers. So I thought it would be a good idea to do…

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New Zealand announces new domestic violence measures

September 14, 2016 1 comment

New Zealand, family law

The Prime Minister of New Zealand has announced a series of changes to the country’s law on domestic violence. In a speech in Wellington, New Zealand’s capital, Prime Minister John Key said the Domestic Violence Act would be overhauled to include new offences such as non-fatal strangulation, coercing someone into marriage and assaulting a family…

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