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De Facto Cohabitation Agreement for Western Australia

The temptation to avoid discussing topics such as breaking up and death is understandable.

However it is a sure sign of the strength and determination of your relationship when you can discuss the practical and unromantic aspects of your
relationship openly and honestly.

Drafting a Financial Agreement together whilst the relationship is strong is more likely to ensure a fairer outcome for both parties and allows you to avoid unnecessary bickering later on.

A Financial Agreement makes the painful process of separation less traumatic.

Governed by the Family Court 1997 in Western Australia

In Western Australia defacto relationships are governed by the Family Court Act 1997 (all other Australian states are governed by the Family Law Act).

  • Section WA 205ZO covers defacto couples already living together and
  • Section WA 205ZN covers defacto couples intending to live together (but not yet sharing a residence)
  • Same sex couples should click here for specific information.

These comprehensive Financial (Cohabitation) Agreement Kits have been drafted to comply with the relevant federal or state legislation. They give you all the guidance you need to create a legally binding, protective cohabitation agreement.

Your financial agreement kit includes a comprehensive manual that explains the law as it applies to this agreement. It will show you in simple terms how to thoroughly cover important legal requirements, and how to complete your agreement in detail.

In addition, it contains alternative legal clauses and provisions you can use to personalise your agreement.

Benefits of WA de facto agreement template kits

Sample of Agreement

WA Cohabitation Agreement Sample 1

Sample 2 WA cohabitation

The kit includes

  • the financial Agreement
  • a Comprehensive User’s Guide which answers most questions;
  • access to the Exclusive Members area which takes you through the process step-by-step;
  • Sample agreement – so you know what the completed agreement should look like;
  • Sample clauses – help you to tailor the document to your own situation – just cut and paste!;
  • a Bonus Will kit because you often need to update your Will when you’re living together;
  • Complimentary Agreement assessment – we check your draft agreement to ensure it’s ready for the lawyers and the mandatory Legal Advice. This is how we save you thousands of dollars in legal fees;
  • Access to fixed price Legal Advice so you can get your agreement certified without spending a fortune.

Important note: The Family Law Act requires each party to receive independent legal advice before signing the agreement. This prevents either party from arguing that, when signing the agreement, they
did not understand what they were agreeing to.

Our financial agreement review service allows you satisfy the legal advice component of your agreement at a fraction of the usual cost.

This video shows you how the Document Review Service works – Obtain the required Legal Advice component of your Financial Agreement at a low fixed price.

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Australian Law

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Plain English - No Legalese. Your Agreement is easy to use, edit and understand