Understand the legal obligations of relationships.

The following topic forms part of the Unit Aspects of Family Law.

Understand the legal obligations of relationships:

Informal relationships: cohabitation; common law; engagement; rights and duties; impact.

Law of marriage and legal partnerships: formalities; requirements for marriage/legal partnerships (including the impact of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 - and the Civil Partnership Act 2004);different types of ceremony.

Obligations and rights: the right to mutual financial support; comparison of marriage rights with cohabitation rights.


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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Law course

Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers

Aspects of Property Offences and Police Powers.

Contract Law

Consumer Law

Aspects of the Law of Tort.

Aspects of Employment Law.

Aspects of Family Law

Dispute solving in the Legal System (Mandatory)

Understanding Law Making (Mandatory)

Aspects of Legal Liability (Mandatory)