Cohabitation Agreement Faqs

September 14, 2021

If the property is owned by two or more concubnats, a cohabitation agreement may avoid the costs of a dispute over the respective economic interests of the party in the house they shared at the end of the cohabitation. More broadly, the preparation of a formal agreement provides a useful framework for the consideration of all the areas to be addressed. As a rule, documents of this type duly drafted ensure that your rights and wishes are respected. However, the situation can be more complex if children (non-adults) are involved. You have rights that cannot be overtone by an agreement between you and your partner. For example, if you separate and your partner continues to care for the children, he or she can apply to the court for an injunction allowing them to continue living on the property, even if you are the sole owner…

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