What issues need to be considered when an unmarried couple decides to purchase a home together jointly?
Question by Leanne H: What issues need to be considered when an unmarried couple decides to purchase a home together jointly?
What legal forms should be drawn up? I have heard of tenancy in common, 1031, joint tenants in common? One or both of us will sell our current property in order to come up with a down payment. (We have not decided if we will be putting down 50/50 down payments yet, it depends on what purchase price we decide on.) Thanks
Answer by binary b
My advice: Get married before you live with romantic relationship partner.
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10 jun 2010 Irretrievable breakdown of marriage is now a ground for divorce Hindu divorce law made more flexible New Delhi, June 10: The Union Cabinet today cleared a proposal making irretrievable breakdown of marriage a ground for divorce. The procedure for obtaining divorce for this reason too will now be made easier, as per an amendment in the existing law. The Cabinet approved introduction of a Bill, 'Marriage Laws(Amendment) Bill, 2010, to further amend the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and Special Marriage Act, 1954 to incorporate irretrievable breakdown of marriage as a ground of divorce, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni told mediapersons here. She said a provision has been made in the Bill to save parties which file divorce petition in court due to harassment , she said. It has often been seen that one of the parties does not come to court or wilfully avoids the court to keep the divorce proceedings inconclusive, which causes great hardship to the party in need of divorce, so the amendments in the Act aim at avoiding such a situation, the Minister said. The proposed amendments are in consonance with the recommendations of the Law Commission given in its 217th Report, Ms Soni said. The existing Hindu Marriage Act lays down various grounds for dissolution of marriage by a decree of divorce, including adultery, cruelty, desertion, conversion to another religion, unsoundness of mind, virulent and incurable form of leprosy, venereal disease in a ...