A bill which allows same-sex couples to marry in Scotland has been passed. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill was passed by MSP’s in the Scottish Parliament by 105 to 18 votes. The passing of the bill means that the first same-sex marriages could take place as early as Autumn this year.  Scottish ministers…

The Law Commission’s consultation paper has been published in which it considers marital property agreements, otherwise known as prenups. The Law Commission say that current divorce law is “incomplete and uninformative” as well as “inaccessible and difficult to discover”. The paper calls for reform of the current laws that control financial settlements after divorce, including recognising prenups…

A new report funded by the Department for Education has shown that marriage guidance and couples therapy could save the UK billions of pounds of public money. The study has called to increase national awareness of the benefits of marriage counselling and couples therapy. Every year the government spends between £20 billion and £44 billion…

A husband worth millions has offered his ex-wife just £83 in a divorce settlement. Christopher Nightingale offered his former wife Sally Nightingale just £83 – that eighty three pounds – in a divorce settlement.  Mrs Nightingale continues to live in the 12th century, grade 1 listed Appleby Castle, which includes 29 acres of Cumbrian countryside….