Cohabitation Agreements

Our Toronto Cohabitation Agreement lawyers can assist you Whether you’re contemplating moving in with your partner or are already cohabiting, understanding the legal implications and protections available is paramount and having a cohabitation agreement that sets out your rights and obligations to one another is also paramount. A cohabitation agreement serves as a crucial tool in safeguarding your rights and interests in the event of a breakup or unforeseen circumstances.

What is a Cohabitation Agreement?

A cohabitation agreement is a legally binding document designed to outline the rights and responsibilities of partners in a common-law relationship. It covers various aspects of the relationship, including property division, financial support, and custody arrangements for any children involved. This agreement provides clarity and certainty, allowing both parties to navigate their cohabitation with confidence.

Why You Need a Cohabitation Agreement?

  • Asset Protection: Clarifies ownership of assets acquired before and during the relationship, safeguarding them from potential disputes.
  • Financial Planning: Establishes guidelines for financial responsibilities during the relationship, ensuring transparency and accountability.
  • Property Division: Sets out provisions for the division of property and assets in the event of separation, reducing uncertainty and conflict.
  • Spousal Support: Outlines arrangements for spousal support or maintenance, providing security for both parties.

How We Can Help:

Our team of experienced Toronto cohabitation agreement lawyers specializes in crafting personalized agreements tailored to your unique circumstances. We understand the intricacies of Ontario family law and are dedicated to protecting your interests.

Our services include:

  • Consultation: A thorough assessment of your situation and objectives to determine the most suitable approach.
  • Drafting: Comprehensive drafting of the cohabitation agreement, ensuring it accurately reflects your intentions and concerns and future enforceability in Ontario Courts.
  • Legal Guidance: Expert advice and guidance throughout the process, addressing any questions or concerns you may have.
  • Negotiation and Mediation: Skilled negotiation and mediation with qualified and expert mediators to facilitate productive discussions and reach a mutually acceptable agreement.
  • Review and Revision: Ongoing review and revision of existing agreements to accommodate any changes in circumstances or preferences.

Contact Us:

Take proactive steps to protect your rights and secure your future with a customized cohabitation agreement. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our knowledgeable Toronto cohabitation agreement lawyers.