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DOMESTIC CONTRACTS AND SEPARATION AGREEMENTS - Types - Cohabitation agreements - Interpretation

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 8:57 AM  

Appeal by Metzer of a Superior Court of Justice decision in a dispute involving a cohabitation agreement. The appeal arose from a dispute between the appellant and the respondent, the Estate of Ora Moses. Ora Moses was the appellant’s former spouse. The couple never married and separated before her death. The primary issue at trial was whether broadly-worded waivers of property rights in the couple’s cohabitation agreement applied to three development properties. The trial judge found that though never formalized, a property development agreement existed between...