What Is A Domestic Partnership?
Pursuant to Section 297 of the California Family Code, domestic partners
are "two adults who have chosen to share one another's lives
in an intimate and committed relationship of mutual caring." In order
to establish a domestic partnership, both persons must file a Declaration
of Domestic Partnership with the Secretary of State and must meet the
If you or a loved on is in a domestic partnership and are seeking to terminate
the domestic partnership, please
contact our Rancho Cucamonga divorce office. One of our Rancho Cucamonga divorce
attorneys would like to sit down with you and discuss your options.
- Both persons have a common residence
- Neither person is married to someone else, or is a member of a domestic
- The two persons are not related by blood in any way that would prevent
them from getting married in California.
- Either both persons are members of the same sex, or on or both persons
are over the age of 62.
- Both persons are at least 18 years of age.
- Both persons are capable of consenting to the domestic partnership.