Posts Tagged ‘cohabitation’

How Viable are Cohabitation Agreements? Are They for me?

Marriage is a legal contract between two people and, for people who do not want this option, cohabitation agreements exist. Unmarried couples need the same option to be able to create a contract amongst themselves that will define rights and obligations that each partner owes to one another. These contracts help you understand one another… Continue reading →

Do’s and Don’ts: Cohabitation and if It’s the Choice for You

If you choose not to get married but you want to live together, cohabitation may sound like the thing for you. There is a deep interest in cohabitation in our modern times because people are afraid that their marriage will collapse, due to the high divorce rates in the U.S. Some people may feel like… Continue reading →

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Cohabitation Property Agreement: Unmarried Couples

These days many people decide to live together for awhile before or instead of getting married. There may be several different reasons for this, but mostly people either want to get to know the other person better by living together before they decide to get married, the couple doesn’t believe in marriage, or the couple… Continue reading →

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Tips For Unmarried Parents Who Want to Raise Children Together

A lot of people, especially in recent years have decided upon living together either before or instead of marriage. There are several varying reasons for this, but the most common reasons are that the couple wants to live together and get to know each other better before deciding to get married, the couple doesn’t believe… Continue reading →

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Living Together Before Marriage May Prevent Divorce

It is no secret that more couples choose to live together before marriage than ever before. In fact, researchers found that 75 percent of U.S. women have lived with a partner without being married by the age of 30. Many couples choose to live together and put off marriage because of the large price tag… Continue reading →

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Cohabitation Property Rights for Unmarried Couples

When an unmarried couple lives together, it is very important that they create a property agreement that explicitly states who owns what if the couple separates. Unmarried couples that live together long-term are likely to acquire a great deal of shared property. Without any kind of legal agreement, you are at risk for conflict or… Continue reading →

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Marriage vs. Cohabitation

More Americans than ever are choosing to cohabitate (live together) before, or rather than, getting married. According to a survey released by the National Center for Health Statistics, nearly half of women 15 to 44 years old cohabitated outside of marriage between 2006 and 2010, compared with 43 percent in 2002 and 34 percent in… Continue reading →

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