The rights and privileges under law of cohabiting couples differ dramatically from those of married couples in several key areas.

  • Property
  • Finance
  • Child Support
  • Inheritance

Generally speaking you will have fewer rights cohabiting than you would as a married couple as there is no legal definition of cohabitation or living together. This obviously makes things more complicated in the event of separation and can increase the stress during an already stressful time.

rhw solicitors have a knowledgeable and compassionate team of Family lawyers that will help mitigate risk through legally binding agreements and advise and assist you during the difficult separation process. Call us on 01483 302000 or e-mail 


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