Cohabiting Couples are now the fastest growing household in the UK, but despite this, the law in England and Wales does not currently provide protection for unmarried couples. As a result, many couples are unaware of the potential consequences of moving into or purchasing a property together before they take the next step forward in their relationship. Here are some examples of the potential issues that could arise when cohabiting:
The best thing to do is think about these issues before you move in together or purchase a property together. It is possible to enter a cohabitation agreement to set out your intentions at the outset and to avoid any potential issues.