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Are you seeking palimony from your domestic partner?

Palimony is a form of alimony or support paid to a domestic partner following a separation or death. It can include monetary assets as well as real and personal property. Unmarried couples do not typically have the same rights as couples that are legally married. Palimony is a type of support that the court many grant in non-marital cases. There are many aspects of a domestic partnership that will be reviewed before palimony is awarded, such as:

  • How long the couple lived together
  • Any implied, written or oral agreements regarding support
  • Any jointly owned property
  • Any children that resulted from the relationship

Keep in mind that there are no specific laws or guidelines regarding the payment of palimony in this state. If you are a domestic partner seeking palimony, contact an experienced Long Island divorce lawyer to discuss your case. A competent attorney can provide knowledgeable legal advice regarding a palimony lawsuit and how best to proceed in seeking support from your domestic partner.

Long Island Palimony Lawyer

When pursuing palimony from a former domestic partner, having qualified legal representation can be critical to the outcome of your case. An attorney from The Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg can answer your questions regarding palimony and discuss the merits of your case. Attorney Jay Raxenberg is a skilled divorce lawyer that has represented many clients in high profile divorce and palimony cases. The firm will work diligently to protect your rights and vigorously pursue the support you need.

If you are currently in a domestic partnership, working out an agreement regarding ownership of assets, as well as property distribution and support in the event of a separation, can be extremely useful and avoid future legal problems. Attorneys at the firm can assist you in the preparation of an agreement to help protect your interests.

Contact a Long Island divorce attorney for seasoned legal advice if you are seeking palimony from a domestic partner.

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