Living Together: A Legal Guide for Unmarried Couples

Living Together: A Legal Guide for Unmarried Couples

by Toni Lynne Ihara, Ralph E. Warner, Frederick Hertz
     
 

Living together out of wedlock can mean anything, especially in court -- unlike married couples, unmarried couples don't automatically inherit or receive protection under the law. Consequently, you must document everything from property ownership and children to wills and other estate plans

. An essential resource for any unmarried couple, Living

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Overview

Living together out of wedlock can mean anything, especially in court -- unlike married couples, unmarried couples don't automatically inherit or receive protection under the law. Consequently, you must document everything from property ownership and children to wills and other estate plans

. An essential resource for any unmarried couple, Living Together explains:
-the legality of living together
-naming, legitimizing and raising children
-the many types of ownership agreements
-relationships with a prior family
-getting authorization to make medical decisions for an ill or injured partner

Living Together includes:
-a complete overview of important legal documents
-instructions to filling out these documents
-sample forms
-legal agreements as tear-outs and on CD-ROM
The book also contains the latest information on domestic partner status.

Editorial Reviews

American Woman
This easy-to-follow guide covers situations like buying a house, adopting children, and splitting your income and writing a will.
Esquire
Includes Nolo's trademark dead on advice as well as sample contracts that can save you some legal fees.
Kiplingers Personal Finance Magazine
Here's what you need to know to prevent surprises that can be both expensive and nasty.
Los Angeles Times
...a detailed and useful guide for unmarried couples who want more information.
Modern Maturity
...[an] excellent, comprehensive reference.
Los Angeles Times
"...a detailed and useful guide for unmarried couples who want more information."
Booklist
Highly Recommended

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873375627
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Living Together Kit: A Legal Guide for U
Edition description:
10TH BK&CR
Pages:
265
Product dimensions:
8.45(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.68(d)

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Ken Kurson
Includes Nolo's trademark dead-on advice as well as sample contracts that can save you some legal fees. --Ken Kurson

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