A civil partnership is a legally recognised relationship between two people of the same sex. The Civil Partnership Act 2004 gives a civil partnership the status as a marriage in terms of rights and responsibilities.
Evidence of a civil partnership
You can prove that a civil partnership exists by a: -
civil partnership certificate
certified copy of an entry in the register of civil partnerships.
Do you want to end a Civil Partnership?
You can formally end a Civil Partnership by dissolving it. It can also end when one of the partners dies. You can choose to convert your civil partnership into a marriage in England, Scotland and Wales. Once it is converted into marriage it then ends.
Our experts can help you determine what your rights are. We can also help you to dissolve your Civil Partnership. If you wish to discuss this further then call us on 0161 240 3555.