Posts By: Vivienne Filgate

The civil partnership and certain rights and obligations of cohabitants act 2010

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For the first time in Ireland the Act which came into law on 18th of July last gives legal recognition for same sex couples in Ireland. In addition it offers additional rights and protection for co-habiting couples enabling them to apply to a Court for redress, i.e. seek financial relief from a partner after the breakdown of the relationship or the death of a partner.