This reflection is especially important when one of the parties has inherited the property or has a large fortune. Some national partners may enter into non-marital relationship contracts to agree, either orally or in writing, on matters relating to property, support obligations and other similar matters that are common in marriage. (See effects of marriage and Palimony.) Beyond agreements, the inclusion of relationships in national jurisdictional partnership registers makes it possible to formally recognise national partnerships as valid relationships with limited rights. The term is not used consistently, which creates some confusion between jurisdictions. .
Domestic Partnership Agreement