a couple live together without entering into marriage or a civil
partnership, then they are Cohabitees. It is possible to have a
Cohabitation Agreement which seeks to protect each Partner's assets
in the event of the relationship ending, and the Court can take
this into account if any dispute arises but does not have to.
the relationship breaks down, the law relating to how any financial
issues are decided between them is very different to divorce law
- and can be a complex area to deal with. At JLS Solicitors we can
help guide you through this potential minefield and will always
do so, as far as possible, in a non-confrontational way and look
towards finding solutions to the issues that arise.
respect of any matters that arise relating to children of your relationship,
the same approach is taken as with married couples or civil partners.