Category: Domestic Partnership

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What if a Domestic Violence Restraining Order is Granted Against Me?

Divorce | Domestic Partnership | Domestic Violence

First of all, a domestic violence restraining order, if it’s granted against you, it will be on your records and may affect job application. But most importantly, if you have a child, there is a presumption under the law that if you are the perpetrator of a domestic violence act,…

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Seniors’ Problems with the CA Domestic Partnership 2005 Legal Changes

Domestic Partnership

While the gay community had lobbied for and celebrated the 2005 domestic partnership legal changes, many seniors did not share their enthusiasm.  The two demographics had different goals when selecting domestic partnerships and changes that served the gay community’s goals did not serve seniors. As a result of 2005 amendments,…

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What Is Domestic Partnership in California?

Domestic Partnership

The California Family Code defines domestic partnership as two adults who have chosen to share one another’s lives in an intimate and committed relationship of mutual caring. A California domestic partnership in California applies to two different demographics: Couples of the same sex Seniors over the age of 62 In…