At the moment I own the house I live in. If I should predecease Boyfriend he gets housed until he doesn't need housing any more (Trust). I don't have anything else to bequeath. He gave his house to his wife when he left her and later, when he moved in with me, he brought with him a dowry of a dishwasher, computers, and 2,500 cds of Grateful Dead shows.
If NuLab have their way he would inherit my house. Now, I shall be dead, but this seems a little rough on my girl. Should I kick him out just before the legislation comes into force or should we both write really complicated Wills and hope that they will be enforcable?
I think this proposal of giving rights to cohabitees will result in a lot more single households.