McKinney Domestic Partnership Lawyer

Same Sex Couples Attorney

Under Texas law, domestic partnerships involving same-sex couples or opposite-sex couples are not currently recognized. However, with a little creativity and a lot of experience, a lawyer can use estate planning tools, such as wills, trusts and powers of attorney, to achieve some of the benefits of domestic partnership.

Would you like to learn about your legal rights? Do you have specific legal goals you would like to achieve? Please contact me, Michael Suffness. With more than 35 years of experience on my side, I have earned a reputation as a trusted and compassionate family law attorney dedicated to meeting the needs of people in McKinney and throughout Texas.

Domestic Partnerships and the Strengths of Estate Planning

If you are not able to make medical decisions for yourself, do you want your partner to be able to? If you pass away, do you want your property to go to your partner in the same way it would to a spouse? While these features are not available through domestic partnership, they can be obtained through estate planning. Let me review your options with you.

Dissolution of Domestic Partnerships in Texas

For both opposite-sex and same-sex couples, domestic partnership is not recognized in Texas, meaning that there will be challenges if you are interested in ending a domestic partnership that was created in some other state. You want to have an experienced family law lawyer helping you through these challenges. I am here to help.

Would you like to work with a McKinney domestic partnership attorney who has the knowledge to answer all of your questions and provide all options available under current Texas law? Contact my office for a free half-hour consultation.