Marriage is not for everyone and many people are in relationships that do not result in marriage. Some have children, and some do not. Some jointly own property and others do not. Commonly however they are unaware or unclear on the legal status of their relationships and the rights and responsibilities they have to each other. Cohabiting couples do not acquire the legal rights and responsibilities of a married couple simply by cohabiting for a period and nor are they able to claim the same reliefs as those available to married couples, when their relationship ends. Our team of experts can lead you through the areas of law which are available to resolve your disputes on financial, property and children matters.