My relationship has broken down. What are my rights?

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1. My relationship has broken down. What are my rights?

A relationship breakdown can be a stressful time, especially when it affects your accommodation. You should consult your solicitor or legal centre to get advice before you make the decision to move out of your property. However if you are fleeing an abusive relationship, then it is vital you prioritise the safety of yourself and your children.

Your housing rights are dependent on whether you are a home owner or a tenant, if you are cohabiting or married and if you have any dependent children.

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"My relationship has broken down - what are my rights?" (PDF)