Unmarried Partner traps: The Surprising Rules That Can Cost You When You Break Up
Moving in together seems simple, right? Until someone moves out, that someone claims the rights that belong to "cohabitating partners" in that state.
In this episode, Modern Divorce's Billie Tarascio and Washington Family Law Attorney Michelle Dellino compare the high impact differences between splitting up in one state versus another.
Prepare to hear some critical traps and "gotchas" in this episode that make this a must-listen to anyone who is living with their partner without a marriage license. In fact, the idea that "we don't need a piece of paper" to make a relationship is exactly right - because the state you live in will make the rules for you, and it may not be pretty. And it's probably going to cost one of you waaaaay more than the other, unless you both decide for yourselves what the rules should be beforehand.
If you're in Washington, check out Michelle Dellino at Dellino Law in the Seattle metro area, and you can find Billie Tarascio at MyModernLaw.com.