Sears Tooth are experts are helping unmarried families resolve their property interests and in securing housing, maintenance and lump sum orders. We have successfully represented cohabitees and unmarried parents in a number of ultra-net worth and high profile cases.
The financial rights and obligations of a couple who have lived together are very different from those of a married couple. There is no such thing as “common-law marriage” and this comes as a shock to many people.
Over half the population mistakenly believes cohabitants do have rights and many find themselves in a vulnerable position when their relationships end.
Typical situations we can assist with include:
The situations set out above are just examples. Please contact us for a confidential appointment.