SOME COMMON LEGAL MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS

There is no such thing as a common law spouse.  It seems to be a common misunderstanding that merely by living together a couple acquire a particular status, that if a common law husband or wife, which in turn will give them the same rights or entitlements as a married couple.  This is not the(…)

HUMAN RIGHTS – WHOSE HUMAN RIGHTS?

The recent conviction of Levi Bellfield for the abduction and murder of thirteen year old Milly Dowler sparked controversy as a result of the family bitterly complaining about the treatment they received during Bellfield’s trial.  They quite rightly felt that their rights as victims and individuals were totally superseded by the court system. Quite rightly(…)