Car Insurance - Marital Status

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Found 6th Feb 2010
Just a quick question regarding car insurance for a friend.

When selecting the marital status bit, what does Common Law mean? does this mean similar to Co-Habiitng?

cheers

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It would be best to ask the insurance company. I do not believe common law is a legally defined.
Insurance companies find any excuse to not pay out, so let them confirm.

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You save money getting married, as I found out

it means living together as a married couple

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lumoruk;7767647

You save money getting married, as I found out



It costs to get married though :?

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DLM;7768659

It costs to get married though :?



well I was referring to car insurance

It just means you get the benefits without the commitment.;-)

It is a legal term for living together as Man and Wife without being married.

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lumoruk;7768932

well I was referring to car insurance



I know but it is cheaper not to get married :thumbsup:

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DLM;7769115

I know but it is cheaper not to get married :thumbsup:



Nah getting married is VERY enriching :-D

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lumoruk;7769151

Nah getting married is VERY enriching :-D



Congratulations :thumbsup:

Inactive;7769000

It just means you get the benefits without the commitment.;-)It is a … It just means you get the benefits without the commitment.;-)It is a legal term for living together as Man and Wife without being married.



Funny that...Common law partners doesnt exist in legal terms im afraid...the law basically says there is no such thing, there are co-habitees, but that is it. :thumbsup:

lumoruk;7767647

You save money getting married, as I found out



How so, you get a higher tax rate as a married couple? :?

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gal2792t;7770456

How so, you get a higher tax rate as a married couple? :?



WHAT!? I can't find any reference to this other than a married couples allowance of 10% for old people. There is no difference in my tax allowance when I use the site below, clicking married or unmarried.

listentotaxman.com/ind…;vw[]=yr&vw[]=mth&vw[]=wk
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