Housing rights of married sole tenants
The situation for married couples and civil partners where one of them is a sole tenant or sole licensee, and where the relationship has broken down.
The effect of matrimonial, family and property law on the rights of married and civil partner sole tenants and licensees.
Types, eligibility, and duration of occupation orders that enforce, declare or restrict rights to occupy the matrimonial home after relationship breakdown.
Solutions to disputes about who stays in the home in the long term range from voluntary agreements to applying for court orders.
Liability for rent and consequences for non-payment after relationship has broken down and the home is rented by a sole tenant or licensee.