Property Rights For Unmarried Cohabitants Providing Legal Support for You and Your Family

Property Rights for Unmarried Cohabitants in Philadelphia

Offering Skilled Legal Services to Residents of Montgomery County & the Surrounding Areas

Marriage is not the only way for two people to become mutually responsible in a domestic relationship. More and more people are living together in family-like partnerships, whether same sex or opposite sex. When they buy or share use of property, they may acquire property rights that come into play in the event of a separation.

To schedule a consultation regarding unmarried couples’ rights with an experienced attorney, contact us by calling (215) 515-8464.

Perhaps you and your domestic partner have agreed to draft a cohabitation agreement to be used in case your relationship ends. Or perhaps you are already in the process of separation, and would like to learn how your contribution, both monetary and non-monetary may come into play regarding the home you and your unmarried partner shared.

We will help you consider all your legal options for obtaining a fair settlement when you and your partner have decided to go your separate ways. Reconstruction of key information may include gathering statements from witnesses who can attest to the contributions that you made to the value of the property — whether financial contributions, or contributions through upkeep.

Contact us to schedule a consultation on partition actions for cohabiting couples affecting mortgage matters, deeds, and property division of other types of property besides real estate.

Our Testimonials

We Pride Ourselves on Client Satisfaction
  • “Elaine handled my case since 2007 through 2009. She did excellent job. I just came back to consult her on different issue.”

    - Former Client
  • “I can’t say enough positive things about Adam Horwitz. I’ve been on the receiving end of child support and custody issues for ever 10 years now, so I’ve worked with numerous lawyers.”

    - Former Client
  • “Adam was polite, always responsive, and handled my matter quickly. He explained everything to me ensuring I understood what to expect in the process.”

    - Former Client
  • “I had Adam represent me as my attorney and his expertise in this field showed. He helped me go through a messy custody battle and the results of what was best for the well being of my child.”

    - Lanei Burke
  • “I have nothing but praise for Adam Horwitz, who represented my side in the custody litigation process.”

    - Alex B.
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Our family law firm represents clients in family litigation throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding counties, including Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery.  Contact the Law Office of Smith & Horwitz to learn more about how we can help you in your local county.

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