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Posted by: walter | 2011/03/04

Rights for live in partner

I have been involved in a coharbitual gay relationship for a number of years now. Have I have any claim on my partner`s assets?










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No, unless there was a cohabitation agreement in place.

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Posted by: family law expert | 2011/03/12

No, unless there was a cohabitation agreement in place.

Bertus Preller
B.Proc; AD Dip L Law
Family Law Attorney
Abrahams and Gross Inc.
Established 1935
1st Floor, 56 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town, 8000
O: +27 (0) 21 422 1323
Direct Fax: 086 572 8373
E: bertus@divorceattorney.co.za
W: http: www.divorceattorney.co.za
Twitter: www.twitter.com/edivorce
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Posted by: FIO | 2011/03/10

No. You can go to civil court and claim what you think is yours provided you can prove assets are yours.

There used to be the common law marriage system, but not in SA anymore. You are no tmarried, therefore you have no claim.

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