This contract is referred to as a Cohabitation or more accurately a Binding Financial Agreement (BFA).
Cohabitation Agreements are made between people who are living together or intending to live together but not intending to get married.
Couples intending to get married should define their relationship with a Prenuptial Agreement under section 90B of the family law act.
Your Cohabitation agreement becomes a legal expression of your intent as de facto partners – you can define how you intend to divide your assets and maintain any children you may have.
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Categories: Co-habitation Agreement
Tags: binding financial agreement, cohabitation agreement, De facto relationships, living together