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AAML Survey Finds Cohabitation Agreements are Increasing

By Sheryl Rentz on February 16, 2011

According to The Detroit Free Press, a survey was recently conducted that found many unmarried couples who live together are increasingly deciding to sign a cohabitation agreement to give them protection should their relationship end.

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) is a grouping of approximately 1,600 divorce attorneys and conducted the survey amongst its members. The survey discovered about 48 percent have seen a rise in the number of couples who are “duking it out in court” during the past five years. Of those, about 39 percent report an increase in the number of couples who chose to have a cohabitation agreement if their arrangement is outside of legally recognized marriages. Read the rest »

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