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Naperville Domestic Partnerships Lawyers

Naperville, Illinois Domestic Partnership Attorneys

While domestic partners do not enjoy the same privileges and legal advantages afforded married couples, many of the same benefits can be achieved through alternate means. At the Naperville law firm of Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, our attorneys explain what sorts of contractual relationships domestic partners can enter into in order to secure the custody of children, transfer property upon death, arrange for healthcare benefits, and other issues. In each case, documenting the relationship between the parties involved and developing private contracts early on is essential. We can evaluate your current situation, discuss the legal options available to you, and indicate what legal steps need to be taken to achieve your long term goals.

Don't wait until a custody dispute, illness, or decision to separate creates legal issues that could lead to expensive litigation - contact Naperville domestic partnership lawyers at Sullivan Taylor & Gumina today.

Contracts and Legal Agreements - Understanding Your Legal Options

The law firm of Sullivan Taylor & Gumina counsels and represents domestic partners in regard to the following:

  • Co-habitation agreements
  • Adoptions
  • Child custody issues
  • Separation agreements

What a Contract or Agreement can help you Achieve

Since same-sex couples cannot legally enter into marriage, a pre-nuptial agreement is not an option for domestic partners. However, some of the same financial and legal concerns that can be protected through a pre-nuptial agreement can be protected through a private contract or co-habitation agreement. Understanding what you can protect and how to ensure certain rights are upheld should you separate is important for protecting yourself and your partner.

Questions? Contact the Naperville Law Firm of Sullivan Taylor & Gumina Today

Preventing legal problems is essential in any area of the law. Entering into a private contract or co-habitation agreement can provide domestic partners with the protection they need should a dispute arise over custody of their children, inheritance rights, or who gets what if a separation is necessary.

To learn more about domestic partnerships and the legal protections available to same-sex couples, contact the Naperville family law attorneys at Sullivan Taylor & Gumina today.

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