Ordinarily, Mediation is a process whereby a neutral, impartial third party facilitates two or more parties in dispute to communicate with each other in order for them to reach an agreement voluntarily. Family mediation therefore would entail the facilitation of family members (couples) who are in disagreement or dispute with each other to communicate amongContinue reading “EFFECTIVENESS OF OUT OF COURT MEDIATION IN FAMILY/MARRIAGE DISPUTES”
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COHABITATION, WHAT TO DO WHEN PARTNERS SEPARATE AND CUSTODY OF CHILDREN IS IN ISSUE
Cohabitation is the fact or state of living together especially as partners in life, usually with the suggestion of sexual relations, according to Black’s Law Dictionary, Ninth Edition. It is the act of living together on grounds of emotional and physical intimate relationship and having a sexual relationship without being married.
Where two persons of opposite gender, for whatever reason (usually pregnancy) start living together and having sexual relations without conducting any form of marriage, be it customary or statutory, they cannot be regarded as married in the eyes of the law irrespective of how long they have been together. The best way to describe their relationship is mere cohabitation.
DIVORCE, JUDICIAL SEPARATION OR SEPARATION: WHAT YOU MUST KNOW.
We must be able to spot the difference, regardless of confessions of love. In my experience, both parties in most abusive marriages still profess undying love to each other even when one of the parties is dying…