Civil Partnership Act ‘a recipe for litigation’

A leading family law solicitor has warned that the new Civil Partnership Act is ‘‘a recipe for litigation’’ by cohabiting couples.

15th January, 2011

A leading family law solicitor has warned that the new Civil Partnership Act is ‘‘a recipe for litigation’’ by cohabiting couples.

‘‘The radical change in the law to allow gay couples to register their partnerships and acquire marriage like rights has received great fanfare, but there has been little media attention about the changes to the legal landscape for cohabiting couples,” said Muriel Walls of McCann FitzGerald Solicitors.

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