More people are deciding live together, without ever getting married. Yet despite the increasing popularity of this relationship arrangement, the problem at present is the limited law protecting parties over financial disputes.
Common law marriage does not exist and therefore unmarried couple have significantly fewer rights than married couples and of those in civil partnerships. Regrettably many parties only become aware of this upon the breakdown of relationship, or their partner’s death.
If you are currently cohabiting and require advice on having an agreement in place, to protect you should the worse happen, or you are have recently separated from your partner and you wish to discuss your legal position and the next steps to secure your interest.
contact us today to find out more or to arrange your free initial 30 minutes consultation with one of our family lawyers.