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Living Together

Welcome to the Living Together sub-section of FindLaw's Family Law Center, providing legal information and resources for unmarried couples who live together (or are considering doing so). Living together, also called cohabitation, can sometimes result in legal issues unforeseen at the time a couple decides to move in together. This section provides legal information and tips to help couples avoid future problems or deal with existing issues that can come up regarding money, property, lease agreements, and more. Whether a simple cohabitation agreement is the solution, or domestic partnership or common law marriage come into play, use the resources below to learn more.