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A guide to same-sex marriage, civil partnerships and divorce

Recent updates to the law in England and Wales continue to develop the rights of gay and lesbian couples as far as relationships and same-sex marriage is concerned.

We have created this short guide to same-sex partnerships to provide you with what you need to know if you are in a civil partnership, looking to convert a partnership to marriage or getting married.

All of these are significant life choices and it’s important to know what your rights and responsibilities are, alongside what you need to know in the event it does not work out for you.

We hope this provides all you need to know about this area of the law, smoothing the path to the next steps in your relationship.


Find out

  • The current law in regard to same-sex partnerships and marriage
  • How to go about converting a civil partnership into a marriage
  • How to end a how to officially end a civil partnership or marriage

Download the guide here

Why choose Linder Myers?

Our aim is to offer high quality, empathetic and sensitive legal advice to same-sex couples. We offer a range of approaches to family matters to ensure we can provide the one that is right for you.

If you are thinking about getting married or entering into a civil partnership, or seeking a divorce or dissolution, contact a member of our Family team today.

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