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Should your relationship break down, our family lawyers can advise you on obtaining a dissolution of a civil partnership. As on divorce, you will need to come to a financial settlement which provides for both partners, any children and for the sharing of any property.

For dissolution to occur the couple must have remained within the civil partnership for at least one year. A petition must be filed setting out reasons why the partnership should end.

It is the responsibility of the filing partner to show proof that the civil partnership has suffered an irretrievable breakdown. The grounds for presenting a petition are similar to those for marriage breakdown:

  • The other partner’s unreasonable behaviour
  • Separation for a period of two years, with the other party’s consent
  • Separation for a period of five years
  • Desertion by the other partner for a minimum of two years

Contact our Civil Partnerships Solicitors Wokingham, Reading, Berkshire & Across Thames Valley Today

Our solicitors at Clifton Ingram can advise you on all aspects of Civil Partnerships. We are a proactive and down-to-earth team of highly experienced solicitors; bringing a high quality and professional service to your local area. We regularly advise clients in Wokingham and Reading and across all of Berkshire and the surrounding areas including Bracknell, Theale, Henley, Ascot, Crowthorne, Maidenhead, Theale, Camberley, Farnborough and Windsor. Speak to one of our team today to see how we can help on 0118 978 0099. Our solicitors will move fast to find a solution personal to you.

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