Unregistered cohabitation

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Unregistered cohabitation is a legal status (sometimes de facto) given to same-sex or opposite-sex couples in certain jurisdictions.[1] They may be similar to common-law marriages.

More specifically, unregistered cohabitation may refer to:

Some other countries and sub-national regions recognize unregistered cohabitation, as listed in the Civil union article.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Also recognizes another form of same-sex unions (marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships).


  1. ^ Mahoney, Margaret (2005). "Forces Shaping the Law of Cohabitation of Opposite Sex Couples". University of Pittsburgh School of Law. p. 163. Retrieved 3 December 2023.