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Cohabitation in United Kingdom

Definition of Cohabitation

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Cohabitation :

Living together as husband and wife. Married persons generally have a right to expect their spouses to live with them. Unmarried people living together as husband and wife (cohabitants) do not usually have the status of a married couple (See also common-law marriage). But under the cohabitation rule the resources and requirements of an unmarried couple living together are aggregated for the purposes of claiming social security benefits under the Social Security Acts even in the absence of a sexual relationship (See income support).

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Definition of Cohabitation

The word originates from the latin cohabitare meaning dwell together.

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  • Article Name: Cohabitation
  • Author: MacCallum
  • Description: Definition of Cohabitation In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Cohabitation : Living [...]

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