Cohabitation and Separation

People often think that couples who have been living together for a long time have the same rights as married couples. Many are surprised to learn that when cohabiting couples split neither of them are entitled to property or assets automatically.

After living with someone for many years you need to be sure that your rights are protected and expert lawyers will guide you through this complicated area. We will be able to advise you on both financial issues and matters relating to children.

We will help you to be certain that on relationship breakdown that you and your children have a secure future especially when just like a marriage you have invested many years into the family and home.

Our family team are able to help you consider the implications of cohabitation, your rights and what to expect on separation.

We can also help with cohabitation agreement which gives peace of mind and certainty about the future.