Legal Services


Civil Partnerships for Heterosexuals – now an option if you and your partner would rather not marry

Did you know that there is no such thing (in UK law) as a Common Law Wife or Common Law Husband? As such, if you live with somebody but don’t get married, there are many rights you potential miss out on, in the event of divorce or the death of your partner.

Coercive control IS domestic abuse. Don’t suffer in silence! There are things you can do about it..

Coercive Control is a form of domestic abuse, recognised by law in England and Wales.

If you, a friend or member of your family is being controlled by their partner, it could be that you or they are suffering from coercive control.

‘No Fault Divorce’ The law is set to change to blame-free in 2020

If you are considering divorce in 2020, but don’t want blame attributed to your spouse or yourself, a new UK law, set to come into effect in 2020, could be the answer that you’re looking for. Contact Thame + Wheatley Family Law to discuss your situation.


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