Domestic Partnerships — Flint, Michigan, Lawyer

Domestic partnerships without the benefit of marriage are on the increase in today's society. For straight answers to your legal questions if you are cohabiting with your boyfriend or girlfriend, turn to a family law attorney at the office of Charles D. Riley, Attorney at Law in Flint.

Questions about your rights? Contact our family law firm by calling 810-344-4177 or email us now and schedule an initial consultation.

Property Division, Estate Planning, Child Custody, Child Support

Domestic partnerships consisting of heterosexual couples engaged in cohabitation as well as same-sex (homosexual) couples who are unable to marry in Michigan present legal issues, including the following:

  • Domestic partners need clarification of property ownership, both while together and in the event of a separation or relationship breakdown.
  • Domestic partners want appropriate estate planning documents, including powers of attorney and health care directives that will ensure that in a medical emergency or death of one partner, the other will have the right to make decisions regarding medical care and assets, including bank accounts, cars and real estate.
  • Domestic partners want to assert their rights to health insurance under each other's employer-provided health care plans.
  • Same-sex or heterosexual couples who are co-parenting minor children need child custody and child support orders after a breakup.

Contact a Domestic Partnership Lawyer in Flint Today

The law office of Charles D. Riley, Attorney at Law, in Michigan is one of the few law firms in the area that offers initial consultations in all practice areas. Call 810-344-4177 or email us to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation meeting with lawyer Charles Riley to discuss legal implications and needs in a domestic partnership (heterosexual or same-sex).