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San Diego Domestic Partnership Lawyer

Secure Your Legal Rights

If you are part of a long-term and committed relationship, living together with your partner outside of marriage, there are certain legal protections that can be put in place to protect your interests. At Law & Mediation Firm of Klueck & Hoppes, APC, we help couples with issues related to domestic partnerships.

There are many potential benefits to establishing a domestic partnership:
  • Eligibility for your partner's health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Eligibility for death benefits
  • Eligibility for sick and bereavement leave if your partner gets sick
  • Eligibility for shared accident and life insurance

These are all vital parts of a long-term relationship that are traditionally only granted to marriages automatically. However, having an experienced San Diego family lawyer on your side can help you make a case for these benefits and protect you and your loved one's future.

Dissolving a Domestic Partnership

Since 1995, California law has required that domestic partnerships must be dissolved in a way similar to marital dissolution. This means that community property rules for division of marital property apply. Our domestic partnership attorneys are also well-versed in all types of complex property division matters.

If your long-term relationship is ending, let our attorneys share all of your options with you. Led by our board-certified family law specialist, Law & Mediation Firm of Klueck & Hoppes, APC can empower you to affirm your rights, fight for what is rightfully yours, and make clear and confident decisions about your situation.

Decades of Experience in Domestic Partnership Law

Domestic partnerships are not legally established, but that does not mean the law does not recognize them. Our attorneys want to help you secure your future with your life partner, or help you navigate the dissolution of your partnership.

What sets our firm apart is:
  • Perfect 10.0 Avvo score
  • Inclusion in Super Lawyers® 2007-2011
  • Board-Certified Family Law Specialists
  • Trained in family counseling and psychology
  • Dedicated to empowering our clients with their choices
  • Kindhearted with clients-warriors in the courtroom

Call (619) 577-4900 to schedule a free consultation or schedule a consultation online.

We have our primary law office in La Mesa, and our satellite office in La Jolla available by appointment only. We are more than happy to meet with you to discuss your case confidentially.

  • 2020 IAE
  • California State Bar Certified
  • Best Arbitrators & Mediators in San Diego 2018
  • Super Lawyers
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Advocates: Top 100 Lawyers
  • Best of East County

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