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Many couples are surprised to discover that they are not entitled to property or assets if they are not married, making cohabitation agreements vital in the modern world.
After living with someone for many years, you want to be certain that should the relationship break down, that you and your children have a secure future, especially when, just like a marriage, you’ve invested many years into your family, home and lifestyle.
At Ramsdens, our team of family law experts are here to discuss the implications of cohabitation, your rights, what to expect and cohabitation agreements in greater depth.
A cohabitation agreement should help avoid costly, painful and lengthy court battles should you decide to separate or any heartbreak if you realise your rights (or lack thereof) as an unmarried couple too late. An agreement is easily adapted as life’s circumstances change and can form the basis of a prenuptial agreement should you decide to marry.
A cohabitation agreement can cover:
Our family law solicitors are on hand to discuss any aspect of marriage and relationships, whether you’re interesting in learning your rights as an unmarried couple, wish to enter into a cohabitation agreement or are contemplating separating from your partner.