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Cohabitation

In recent years it has become more common for people to choose to live together rather than to marry. 

People who choose to live together often refer to their relationship as a common law marriage. Some mistakenly believe that they have the same rights as a married couple. Unfortunately, that is not the case. 

If you purchase a property with your partner consider signing a cohabitation agreement. This states what should happen to your money and assets on the breakdown of your relationship. This should avoid the costs and stress associated with disputes at an emotional time.

If you are separating from your partner, you may wish to contact us to advise you on your position. We can advise you on the steps that you should immediately take to protect yourself as well as the likely outcome.

Please contact us for details of our fees and to arrange an appointment.

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Highcliffe Office
277 Lymington Road
Highcliffe
Dorset
BH23 5EB

DX 45350 Highcliffe

Phone: 01425 282150
Fax: 01425 282110
Moordown Office
912 Wimborne Road
Moordown
Bournemouth
BH9 2DJ

DX 7641 (M) Bournemouth

Phone: 01202 527008
Fax: 01202 532848
Bournemouth Office
Kingsway House
13 Christchurch Road
Bournemouth
BH1 3JY

DX 7641 Bournemouth

Phone: 01202 294411
Fax: 01202 295944
Winton Office
89 Wimborne Road
Winton
Bournemouth
BH3 7AW

DX 7641 (W) Bournemouth

Phone: 01202 526343
Fax: 01202 530875