Cohabitees and property disputes
The law relating to finance and property disputes between unmarried couples is completely different to divorce. We frequently hear people describing themselves as “common law husband and wife”. However, this does not mean that they acquire the rights of married couples and the financial claims which they can make are quite different.
Property disputes may be straightforward but in some cases are very complex and we have the expertise to advise you and in particular in relation to the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.
Disputes concerning property are sometimes considered at the same time as financial claims for a child where they need finance to meet their needs, typically for housing.
Davies and Partners will consider all the options with you and advise you of the best way forward.