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When a couple lives together and invests in a home, they may both still be entitled to compensation for their contributions to the investment. In other words, even though the partners were not married, they may both still typically be owners of a home in which they mutually invested, meaning that both partners may be entitled to reap the benefits of that investment and neither party is entitled to be enriched at the expense of the other party.Moving out of a home shouldn't typically affect the financial rights of the parties who have purchased a home together. However, before taking any action at all, it's always essential to retain an attorney.Retaining attorney benefits you as follows:You can retain your attorney of choice, as retaining an attorney prior to the other party prevents that party from retaining/consulting your preferred attorney first.Your attorney can help you plan your course of action to maximize your recovery and to ensure that you receive the fair treatment you deserve.The following article provides excellent explanations about distribution of assets for cohabitants who are separating in CA.http://www.palimony.com/7.html
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I certainly understand what you're saying. However, it's important to visit your attorney so he can help you evaluate exactly what you might be giving up. In such situations, there can be substantial financial assets at stake.Further, it's important to understand that a parent is never really "rid of" the other parent of his/her child. For the most part, the other parent may typically petition to establish visitation, custody rights, etc. if the other parent wishes to do so.It's also important to note that child support can be a substantial sum as well and that a parent should evaluate the cost of giving up that sum and the effect it will have on a child's life. California has an online child support calculator to help individuals obtain a guesstimate as to what support might amount to at the following link.http://www.childsup.ca.gov/Resources/CalculateChildSupport/tabid/114/Default.aspx