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Synonyms for cohabit

share living quarters

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Cohabitees are treated very differently in law to married couples in the event of relationship breakdown.
MY ADVICE TO COHABITEES GIVEN the total disregard that the law has for cohabitees it is always worth unmarried couples entering into a cohabitation agreement, so that there is a written agreement that records who owns what and in what proportion, how you will split your property, its contents, personal belongings, savings and other assets should the relationship break down and how you will support your children if applicable.
It is time there was legislation dealing with the rights of cohabitees, taking account of reform proposals previously put forward by the Law Commission.
If you die without a will in place at all, intestacy rules make no provision for cohabitees or step-children and even in the case of a married couple, they limit the amount passing to the surviving spouse on the first death.
The first civil law on cohabitees came into force in 1974, and was an answer to the increase in cohabitation out of wedlock and the greater societal acceptance of cohabitation as a way to live together in a family.
The pendulum has swung from women, gay men and lesbian couples and cohabitees having few rights, through to the law being seen as favourable to women, and now swinging in the opposite direction with the law attempting to mirror the roles of women and men in society, the recognition of civil partners and courts having to deal with the increasing number of couples who simply cohabit.
And it adds that work at The Cast ro was given t o "bus ines s par tner s, cohabitees or close relatives of those who manage the organisation".
Two sets of uncomfortable cohabitees are Roy and Becky, and Fiz and Kirk.
I have absolutely no doubt my bet on Nicky will go down the pan, but I'm glad I had it anyway simply because she deserves to win and also because there is just the slightest chance that if her ragbag of cohabitees really do balls up on one of the forthcoming food tasks they will need her resource management skills to prevent starvation and she will then receive the appreciation she richly deserves.
THIS spring there's going to be a consultation for a change to the law relating to cohabitees.
Quoted in Joan Perkin, Women and Marriage in Nineteenth-Century England (Chicago, 1989), 159; for violence against wives and cohabitees, see Ellen Ross, Love and Tog and Shani D'Cruze, Crimes of Outrage: Sex, Violence and Victorian Working Women (Dekalb, IL, 1998).
There is still in England no legal recognition for a common-law relationship with partners or cohabitees, though in some areas such as pensions there have been concessions.
Consequently, a worldview has developed in Which only, or almost only, women as wives, cohabitees, or intimate partners are viewed as the victims of intimate violence under the schema of patriarchal authority (Dutton, 1994).
86) The Advocate General argued that the travel benefits afforded to heterosexual married couples and cohabitees were based on gender insofar as the employee must be the opposite sex of the cohabitee.