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Monday, June 4, 2012

Cohabitation Agreements Rising in Popularity

From Mail Online:

According to the 2008 book Once You’re Lucky, Twice You’re Good, Priscilla Chan made Mark Zuckerberg sign a a document that stated they enjoy at least one date night and 100 minutes away from his apartment or office every week.

Now it seems they are not alone, as lawyers in the U.S. are reporting rising demand for 'pre-prenups'; agreements that see unmarried couples addressing their relationship expectations in print.

A survey from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers revealed that there had been a 39per cent increase in request for cohabitation agreements from live-in couples over the past five years.

Read more here.  Another story on this topic is here.

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In today's modern society, our couples have a 'modern view' of marriage. The fact of the matter is, most couples today believe that traditional marriage laws are just too rigid to be workable.

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