Cohabitation Agreement Forms

All of the cohabitation agreements and living together contracts agreements listed in the menu below are offered free, as a courtesy service to other New Jersey lawyers and to all pro se litigants. Attorney Theodore Sliwinski, Esq. is committed to providing Quality Legal Services at Affordable Rates to the public. His mantra has always been “Getting Divorced Doesn’t Have to be Expensive.” Moreover, he can also prepare your cohabitation agreement for an affordable fee. These sample cohabitation agreements and the living together contracts are intended for use by New Jersey lawyers or by pro se litigants. Please don’t hesitate to call Mr. Sliwinski, Esq. if you have any questions about using these sample agreements. He will be pleased to assist you. Remember, negotiating and preparing a cohabitation agreement is a difficult and emotional process. Don’t go at it alone.

  • An Overview of Cohabitation Agreements
  • Cohabitation Agreement – Version 1
    • This is a cohabitation agreement for an unmarried couple who have no children. Moreover, this agreement is designed to be used when an unmarried couple makes a joint purchase of real estate.
  • Cohabitation Agreement – Version 2
    • This is a cohabitation agreement wherein no partner has any children between them. This agreement specifies that each partner shall separately own their individual property. Furthermore, this agreement addresses the joint purchase of real estate and the waiver of inheritance rights.
  • Cohabitation Agreement – Version 3
    • This is a cohabitation agreement that addresses the scenario wherein one partner moves into the other partner’s home. This agreement also provides that if the partner who moves in contributes a certain amount of money for the mortgage, homeowner’s insurance, property taxes and utilities then he or she will become a co-owner of the home. Version 3 agreement does not cover the waiver of the right to inherit.
  • Cohabitation Agreement – Version 4
    • This is a cohabitation agreement wherein one partner becomes a joint owner of the home. The partner who moves in agrees to purchase a share of the equity of the home. Moreover, the partner who moves in also agrees to split and pay for the mortgage payments, property taxes, maintenance, and utilities. This agreement does not cover the waiver of the right to inherit.
  • Cohabitation Agreement – Version 5
    • This is the most comprehensive cohabitation agreement that is posted. This version provides that both partners will keep their own property, earnings and debts separate. This version provides that both partners waive the right to seek any support or palimony. Finally, this agreement also provides that both partners waive all rights to receive any inheritance from each other except by a valid will. This version should be used by an unmarried couple that has substantial assets to protect.
  • Agreement Covering Rented Living Space
    • This is a basic cohabitation agreement wherein both partners agree to rent an apartment or a house. Both partners agree to pay for one half of the rent and one half of the utilities. The agreement also has several provisions that address the situation if one partner wants to move out of the rented premises.
  • Cohabitation Home Buyout Agreement
    • This is a basic buyout agreement. In this agreement the parties have agreed to end their relationship. One partner agrees to buyout the other partner’s share in the house. Moreover, the partner who continues to reside in the home agrees to be responsible for the mortgage, the property taxes, and the utilities.
  • Cohabitation/ Non-Marital Partnership Agreements
    • This is a comprehensive cohabitation agreement. The parties agree to keep their individual property separate. The agreement also provides for the waiver of inheritance rights by the male partner. Moreover, there is a buyout of female partner’s inheritance rights for the sum of $100,000.
  • Contract For Equal Ownership of a House
    • This is a basic contract wherein both partners agree that they will equally co-own a house that they are purchasing. Both partners agree to pay for one half of the down payment, and to equally split the mortgage payments, property taxes, homeowner’s insurance, and maintenance. The contract also contains some buyout provisions if the unmarried couple should break up.
  • Joint Home Purchase Agreement
    • This is a very basic joint purchase agreement. Both partners agree to jointly purchase a house together. The agreement also contains some very basic buyout provisions.
  • Cohabitation Agreement Between Parties With No Children
    • This is a cohabitation agreement. This type of agreement should be used when an unmarried couple decides to purchase a home together. If an unmarried couple decides to purchase a home together, then it is strongly advisable to prepare a cohabitation agreement.
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