New Jersey Palimony Lawyers
Newark Area Domestic Partnership Attorneys
The separation or death of a partner in a Domestic partnerships and same-sex civil unions may lead to great uncertainty. At the law office of Lum, Drasco & Positan LLC, we keep ahead of the changing laws in New Jersey and the effect those changes have on our clients. We represent individuals and families in palimony support claims throughout New Jersey and New York.
Contact our family law attorneys for assistance pursuing or challenging a palimony claim.
What is Palimony?
Unless a prior agreement is made, unmarried couples do not have the same rights to support and property division that married couples have. Palimony is similar to alimony and involves providing support to a domestic partner following separation or death. It is a method to address estate planning, property division, and continuing support issues for unmarried couples.
Palimony Claims in New Jersey and New York
An individual may claim that he or she was engaged in a long-term relationship in which the other party agreed to provide support. However, because an agreement may be made orally or in writing, it is often a challenge to prove or disprove an agreement actually existed.
As experienced family lawyers, we offer professional and quality advice and representation to clients with palimony related matters. We understand the emotional and financial turmoil associated with losing a loved one or terminating a relationship. We can help you or your family protect your rights and interests in palimony lawsuits.
Professional and Efficient Legal Services Since 1870
Whether you need assistance pursuing support as a domestic partner or cohabitant or need defense representation to challenge palimony support claims, we have the trial experience, professionalism, and legal knowledge to assist you.
Contact our family lawyers for compassionate, informative, and experienced counsel.