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Hi, if i buy a property under my name and meet someone, live

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Hi, if i buy a property under my name and meet someone, live with this person as a couple for let say 2 years, if there is separation will this person be in title to half of this property or more ?

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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Relationship
Expert:  Elliott, LPCC, NCC replied 1 year ago.
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Unlike Australia, New Zealand has not codified its common law marriages.

To assure that you do not have any claims on each others real property, do not open a bank account together, and do not introduce her or call her your wife, and she should not do the same, in case there is a change in law in the future.

This could be used as evidence to prove that you have a common law marriage, which is apparently not recognized in NZ at present.

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Elliott, MAE, LPCC, NCC, CCMHC
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Thank you kindly Elliot for answering my question, I was so focused on laws concerning relationship that i miss directed my question Smile


 


in a way i am glad i did now i know who to ask for my eventual questions related to my future relationship.


 


warm regards


 


Mathieu.

Expert:  Elliott, LPCC, NCC replied 1 year ago.
Thank you so much for your kind words, Mathieu.

I shall keep you in my prayers for a successful and happy relationship.

Warm regards,


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