Does the end of a cohabitation have to be registered?

"Family by Law" is a section of Caiado Guerreiro where the team leader of the Family and Succession Department, Stéfanie Luz, answers questions on the subject.
News 19/04/2024

When a couple living in a cohabitation decide to end their union, this decision does not have to be recognized or have any other formality. In these cases, the expression of will by one of the members is enough.

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