We recently discussed some of the things that you need to do if you are planning on moving in with your significant other without getting married. Even if you think that the relationship is going to last forever, you should make sure that you take steps to protect yourself just in case things turn sour down the road.
One thing that you need to do is make sure that your assets are going to return to you if things don’t work out. You can come up with a contract that discusses this so that you have that peace of mind.
If you are already living with your significant other and didn’t take these steps ahead of time, you might be able to draw something up now. If the relationship is already on the downward spiral, you should take steps that might help you move on without taking too much of a financial hit.
It is imperative that you look out for your interests in these situations. We are here to help you learn how you can protect yourself, no matter what stage your relationship is at in the present time.
Even if you have children, we can still help you learn what options you have. Child custody and child support might be factors in these cases. You will then have to turn your focus toward what is best for your children instead of what is best for you.
Preparation is always better than having to do damage control. Fortunately, we can help you protect yourself and your interests no matter which of these we have to do.