Expert help from Leicester family lawyers for cohabitee disputes

If a cohabiting couple decides to separate, it can be a legal minefield, particularly if there is no Leicester Family Lawyers for Cohabitee DisputesCohabitation Agreement in place. Our Leicester family lawyers can help you understand your rights, but it is unlikely that you will have any financial claim against your partner by virtue of being a “common law spouse.”

Common Law Marriage is currently not recognised by law, but you will have some legal rights, especially if you own property jointly or it can be proven that you have a financial interest in a property in some way or another.

In these circumstances, it may be possible to make a ‘Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act (TLATA)’ application to the court to establish who owns what, and whether the property should be sold. Holland Family Law can guide you through this process and advise you on what steps should be taken in your individual case.

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Coping with a combination of serious concerns about your future and the emotional side of a relationship breakdown is stressful. We work with you to lighten the load, putting you at ease and giving you opportunity to discuss your fears and say what is on your mind. This helps us to give you the right advice to achieve a settlement you are satisfied with.

If you are confused by legal jargon or you are unsure of your rights, Leicester family lawyers are here to support you and bring clarity to your case. You can expect a sensitive, supportive and straightforward service from Holland Family Law, helping you to take the right steps.


Our jargon-free, confidential, one-to-one service starts with a free 30-minute consultation in most cases.