Common-law couples

Explains the rights and responsibilities of people in marriage-like (common-law) relationships when they're together, if they separate, and if one of them dies with or without a will.

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produced by
Legal Services Society
produced in
2019
last reviewed
May 2019 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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basics
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