Monthly Family Law Archives: February 2017

Heterosexual couple lose Court of Appeal battle to enter into civil partnership

Heterosexual couple lose Court of Appeal battle to enter into civil partnership

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan have lost their Court of Appeal battle to enter into a Civil Partnership. The couple took their case to the Court of... Read More

Supreme Court grants survivors pension to unmarried cohabitee

Supreme Court grants survivors’ pension to unmarried cohabitee

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed an appeal by Ms Denise Brewster. The decision has been applauded as a positive step forward for cohabitating... Read More

Court of Appeal rejects husbands challenge to the validity of his Syrian marriage

Court of Appeal rejects husband’s challenge to the validity of his Syrian marriage

The Court of Appeal has refused a university professor’s appeal to disprove the validity of his 16-year marriage. The case was first heard in May 2015... Read More

Leader of Australia's populist One Nation party calls for compulsory prenups

Leader of Australia's populist One Nation party calls for compulsory prenups

In what has been described as her 'blue-print for Australia' Pauline Hanson, the founder and leader of the nationalist, right-wing party One Nation, has... Read More