Category: Unmarried Couples

What are my property rights if we cohabitate but are not married?

Rebuilding Futures. Restoring Confidence. Bankruptcy Law Family Law x Close What are my property rights if we cohabitate but are not married? On behalf of Furr & Cohen, P.A. posted in Unmarried Couples on Friday, August 19, 2016. There are many reasons why some couples may decide to forego marriage and [...]

Who gets custody if we were never married?

Rebuilding Futures. Restoring Confidence. Bankruptcy Law Family Law x Close Who gets custody if we were never married? On behalf of Furr & Cohen, P.A. posted in Unmarried Couples on Saturday, June 25, 2016. In the majority of states, if a child is born from an unmarried couple, it is the [...]

Unmarried and living together? You’re no longer breaking the law

Rebuilding Futures. Restoring Confidence. Bankruptcy Law Family Law x Close Unmarried and living together? You're no longer breaking the law On behalf of Furr & Cohen, P.A. posted in Unmarried Couples on Thursday, April 14, 2016. Over the years, it has become less and less unusual for two people to move [...]

Unmarried and buying a house together? How to protect yourselves

Rebuilding Futures. Restoring Confidence. Bankruptcy Law Family Law x Close Unmarried and buying a house together? How to protect yourselves On behalf of Furr & Cohen, P.A. posted in Unmarried Couples on Thursday, February 18, 2016. It is not uncommon for modern couples to decide against getting married these days. For [...]

What must be in a parenting plan?

Rebuilding Futures. Restoring Confidence. Bankruptcy Law Family Law x Close What must be in a parenting plan? On behalf of Furr & Cohen, P.A. posted in Unmarried Couples on Friday, October 9, 2015. One of the most important aspects of any custody arrangement is the parenting plan. Unmarried couples in particular [...]

Understanding what happens when you file a paternity suit

Rebuilding Futures. Restoring Confidence. Bankruptcy Law Family Law x Close Understanding what happens when you file a paternity suit On behalf of Furr & Cohen, P.A. posted in Unmarried Couples on Thursday, October 1, 2015. Deciding to have paternity legally established is a big decision. While it can bring many benefits, [...]

Why do I need a court order for visitation?

Rebuilding Futures. Restoring Confidence. Bankruptcy Law Family Law x Close Why do I need a court order for visitation? On behalf of Furr & Cohen, P.A. posted in Unmarried Couples on Friday, August 7, 2015. It's much more common in today's society for unmarried couples to have children together than in [...]

Get the paternity process started so you can assert your rights

Rebuilding Futures. Restoring Confidence. Bankruptcy Law Family Law x Close Get the paternity process started so you can assert your rights On behalf of Furr & Cohen, P.A. posted in Unmarried Couples on Thursday, June 18, 2015. Having a new baby is an exciting time for many people. When you aren't [...]

What happens if we can’t agree on a last name for the baby?

Rebuilding Futures. Restoring Confidence. Bankruptcy Law Family Law x Close What happens if we can't agree on a last name for the baby? On behalf of Furr & Cohen, P.A. posted in Unmarried Couples on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Unmarried couples who have children often have to face issues unique to [...]

Why and how should I establish paternity?

Rebuilding Futures. Restoring Confidence. Bankruptcy Law Family Law x Close Why and how should I establish paternity? On behalf of Furr & Cohen, P.A. posted in Unmarried Couples on Friday, April 24, 2015. Last week, we discussed how blood testing and DNA testing can confirm or deny paternity. Genetic testing is [...]