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Digital Assets

What happens to my Digital Assets when I die?

13.04.17

By Katherine Miller We use online tools and accounts for most aspect of our lives, whether it be online bank accounts, Facebook account or domain name purchases etc. These online accounts and tools are more convenient and make our everyday lives easier to manage. However they can cause problems for family and friends when you


Unmarried couple

“We live together so that’s a common law marriage isn’t it?”

18.05.16

By Katherine Miller Unfortunately, this is an urban myth; what people refer to as a common law marriage/common law wife or husband, doesn’t exist. Common law is not a legally recognised status meaning that living together ‘as husband and wife’ without getting married DOES NOT automatically give any rights to either person, in the same


No rewards for saying “I don’t”

13.04.16

We are really happy to welcome Lisa Burton-Durham to the Renaissance family. Lisa is a Chartered Legal Executive and Resolution trained Collaborative Lawyer from Family Law Partners. In this post Lisa discusses the issues surrounding living with your partner but not being married, over to Lisa. The harsh reality is that if you break up with your