Lets talk: legal positions for cohabitants
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In this episode of ‘Let’s Talk’, Hannah Minty, partner in the family team at Russell-Cooke speaks to Sally Nash, a family lawyer and partner at Gilson Gray.

Hannah and Sally discuss the legal position of cohabitants on the breakdown of a relationship in Scotland.  They cover:

  • The need for reform in England and Wales and the renewed calls for a framework of basic protections for cohabiting couples now that progress has been made in other areas of family law like ‘no fault’ divorce;
  • The legal framework in Scotland and the provision available to separated couples who have cohabited under the  Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006;
  • How the Scottish provisions work on a practical basis;
  • The call for reform in Scotland and how this might shape the legal protection offered there

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