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Relationship Property

December 13th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Relationship Property

The division of relationship property is regulated by the Property Relationship Act.  The purpose of the Act is to set out some rules for the fair division of relationship property at the end of a relationship.
 
Inheritance - Is it separate property?

February 21st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Inheritance - Is it separate property?

Separate property is all property of a spouse/partner that is not required to be equally shared under the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (“Act”) when a relationship comes to an end. Generally, inheritance is separate property, however there are exceptions...
Topics: Personal Client
 
Relationship property after death

May 12th, 2017 Gibson Sheat

Relationship property after death

Part 8 of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (‘the Act’) deals with the division of property where a marriage, civil union or de facto relationship ends (after 1 February 2002) because one (or both) of the parties has died.
Topics: Personal Client
 
The Human Tissues Act

February 27th, 2017 Gibson Sheat

The Human Tissues Act

Until we are confronted with death, an emergency or illness, few of us are likely to turn our minds to the interplay between the law, and how it affects the way we deal with a loved one’s remains, let alone the choices we make or leave in respect of our own bodies.
Topics: Personal Client