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Cohabitation Agreements Protect Relationships More and more couples are living together without being married. For those who do, a cohabitation agreement may be appropriate. This private contract between long-term cohabitants establishes the rights and obligations that married people obtain by law, custom and agreement. Find Out More…   Don’t Spy on Your Cheating Spouse Unexplained absences, furtive phone calls, mysterious credit card charges — these just some of the clues that a spouse may be having an affair. A plethora …

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Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Home & The Law’ Newsletter

Tenants’ Rights for Victims of Natural Disasters In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, countless people were displaced from their homes. While homeowners confront destroyed houses and navigate insurance woes, renters have their own set of problems. Disputes between landlords and tenants are one of the more common legal problems to arise in the wake of a major storm. Find Out More…   Cohabitation Agreements Protect Relationships More and more couples are living together without being married. For those who do, …

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Cohabitation Agreements Protect Relationships

More and more couples are living together without being married. There was a 13 percent increase in such arrangements between 2009 and 2010 alone. At the same time, only 51 percent of all adults are getting married. This is a record low.   Reasons to Cohabitate Couples choose to cohabitate instead of marry for many reasons. A reported 60 percent of married couples live together before marriage. Many couples live together because same-sex marriage is not recognized in their home …

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