Unmarried Joint Purchasers/CohabiteesThe purchase of a new home with a partner is an exciting prospect. It is extremely tempting not to worry about the detail and assume that “everything will be alright”. However, with property ownership comes responsibility and risk, for example.
Each year we are instructed in a number of cases where parties undergo traumatic court proceedings to resolve these matters. This is unpleasant, stressful and expensive litigation, which can easily and economically be avoided by considering:
Declaration of Trust
You may like to look at our detailed article “Cohabitees” for further information – or please just ask us for advice.