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Isle of Wight Civil Partnerships Solicitors

If you have been in a civil partnership for over a year and the relationship has broken down, you can bring dissolution proceedings.

Breakdown Criteria

However, for dissolution processing to commence, the breakdown must be deemed irretrievable through one of four criteria:

  • Unreasonable behaviour
  • 2 years separation by consent
  • Dereliction for 2 years
  • 5 years separation

Glanvilles Damant's team of family solicitors has wide experience and expertise in the dissolution of civil partnerships and in resolving a financial settlement following the breakdown.

Most dissolution cases are undefended but if the case is defended, we can advise on both defended petitions and cross-petitions.

 

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