Is it worth getting married?

Obviously that’s a tricky question and it depends on a whole series of largely subjective issues. People get married for many different reasons. Many couples want to celebrate the ‘big day’ whereas others take a more practical view wanting to...

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Who can get married?

If you are single (whether previously married, divorced, widowed or in a civil partnership that has been dissolved), you can marry anyone except: -someone already married or in a civil partnership; or -someone you are not allowed by law to have...

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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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