A Cohabitation Agreement is a legal arrangement for couples who are planning to live together but do not want to get married or enter into a civil partnership.
This is a smart choice for couples who want to cohabit before committing to marriage. The agreement is highly important and it sets out your rights and responsibilities while in the relationship.
It often includes financial contributions made by each person on household bills, mortgage, and any other assets, and what would happen to those in case the agreement breaks down.
One more important point about cohabitation agreement is that you do need to update the terms in case of any major changes like moving house, having children or buying a new asset.
Still not sure if you need one? At Ackroyd Legal, we have specialized Cohabitation Solicitors that will advise and keep you informed on your options.
With practical instruction on your cohabitee process, our Family Law solicitors will help you and your partner in every step, making you reach the best outcome, focusing on your rights, and protecting your interests.
Ali Ebrahim is Head of Wills and Probate of the Ackroyd Legal group.
With over 20 years of experience in Private Client, Ali has been advising on simple and complex Wills, administering small and high net worth estates, and serving clients in the UK and overseas. He also advise on Trusts and Lifetime planning with a view to mitigating Inheritance Tax.
His specialism also includes matters in relation to Lasting Powers of Attorney and applications to the Court of Protection for Deputyship Orders.
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