Where can you get married?

A marriage can take place in England and Wales at a register office, or a building approved for civil marriage, in an Anglican church or in any other religious building that is registered for marriage ceremonies. The General Register Office...

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Is it worth making a will?

Yes. For unmarried couples, wills are doubly-important. It is estimated that two-thirds of people never get round to making a will. Put starkly: if you aren’t married to your partner (or aren’t in a civil partnership – see later) and die...

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Why appoint a guardian?

As a parent, you need to consider the difficult question of who might take care of your children in the event of your death. A guardian is someone who is appointed to assume responsibility in the event of the death of the child’s parent. It is...

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Who may appoint a guardian?

The Children Act 1989 provides that guardians may be appointed by a parent with parental responsibility for the child, an existing guardian or by a court order. Thanks very much to Punam Denley, a partner at the International Family Law Group LLP...

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