Stack v Dowden – Times law Reports

Posted April 26th, 2007 in cohabitation, law reports by sally

Presumption of equality in couple’s joint ownership

Stack v Dowden

House of Lords

“A conveyance of a domestic property into the joint names of cohabitants established a prime facie case of joint and equal beneficial interests in the property until the contrary was proved.”

The Times 26th April 2007


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Unmarried couples come closer to winning legal divorce rights – The Times

Posted April 26th, 2007 in cohabitation, news by sally

“Unmarried couples who separate moved a step closer to acquiring the “divorce rights” of married couples yesterday with a House of Lords ruling that they can win a half-share in their joint home.”

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The Times, 26th April 2007


Unmarried couples win rights to half of shared properties – The Times

Posted April 25th, 2007 in cohabitation, news by sally

“Unmarried couples who split have won equal rights to a share in their home – but only if they put it in joint names, the House of Lords ruled this morning.”

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The Times, 25th April 2007