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Tag: Post-nuptial agreement

Family Law

What happens to our dog if we divorce?

A rarely talked about aspect of going through a divorce is – “Who gets the dog if we divorce”? As it stands in law, pets such as dogs and cats are considered property just like cars, handbags and furniture. This means that if there is a dispute over a pet the Courts will not in the first instance consider the pets welfare in the same way as they would for any children.

Family Law

What happens to my engagement ring on divorce?

The general position is that the giving of an engagement ring is presumed to be a gift, meaning it is assumed that the person who receives it should keep it, however there can be exceptions to this rule.

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