Category Archives: Cohabitation

It was an issue first reviewed by the Illinois Supreme Court more than 35 years ago, and the justices ruled then that common law marriages would not be recognized in this state. This meant non-married, cohabiting partners, regardless of the … Continue reading

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Over time, society’s opinions are constantly evolving. Some ideas that were controversial in previous generations may be less so today, while other commonly-held beliefs from decades ago are no longer quite so acceptable. Divorce is a good example. Prior to … Continue reading

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An increased number of unwed American couples are living together these days, also known as cohabitation. As a result, marriage rates have dropped over the past several years. And when deciding between cohabitation or a civil union, it is paramount to understand … Continue reading

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More couples are choosing to live together before getting married, but that does not necessarily mean that they face a higher chance of divorce. New research out of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro found that there’s no correlation … Continue reading

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