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New Jersey and New York Palimony Lawyers

New Jersey and New York 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 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.

As experienced family lawyers, we offer professional 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 protect your rights and interests in palimony lawsuits.

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.