Tag: family


The Common Law Marriage Myth. What Rights do you have?

Recent statistics show that over 90% of unmarried couples are surprised to discover their lack of rights in relation to pensions, property or income, even if they have been living with their partner for a number of years. Breaking down the ‘Common Law Marriage Myth,’ we’ve asked our Head of Family Law Emma Hamilton Cole to answer some commonly asked questions. She is keen to...

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The Common Law Marriage Myth. What Rights do you have?

Williams Thompson Backs National ‘No Fault Divorce’ Campaign

With 1.7m divorcing couples compelled to assign blame, our team of Family Law Solicitors have joined urgent calls for divorce law reform in England and Wales. Two members of the Williams Thompson Team, Emma Hamilton Cole Partner & Head of Family Law and Family Solicitor Charlotte Millard, are keen to highlight the current legal requirement to assign blame during divorce proceedings. This destabilising requirement is...

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Williams Thompson Backs National ‘No Fault Divorce’ Campaign

Join us to celebrate Autism Wessex 50th Anniversary

It’s time to light the candles and pop the fizz because Autism Wessex is 50 this summer! Autism Wessex, a regional charity which provides specialist services for adults and children affected by autism and associated difficulties, is 50 years old this August. Over the past six years, our team at Williams Thompson has built a great relationship with the amazing representatives of Autism Wessex. We’ve...

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Join us to celebrate Autism Wessex 50th Anniversary