Cohabitation can have it's challenges
Cohabitation: protecting your assets
Buying a housewith your partner is an exciting time; it’s the start of your life together, but before you get swept away on a wave of domestic bliss, it’s important to make sure you protect yourself in case anything goes wrong. It’s an awful thing to have to think about and no one wants to believe it will happen to them but unfortunately, sometimes, it’s a fact of life.
Couples who cohabitare not covered by the laws affecting married partners and contrary to popular belief, you’re not automatically entitled to your partner’s estate if you separate or something happens to them – even if you have been living together for a long time. In this article, we’ve set out a few things you need to think about before you take the plunge.
Where’s the money coming from?
Get it in writing
Make a Will
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