Qualified Domestic Partner

To be considered a “qualified domestic partner,” your partner, must be:

  1. Someone of the same sex or opposite sex with whom you have chosen to share your life in an intimate and committed relationship of mutual caring;
  2. Someone who is:
    1. unmarried,
    2. your sole domestic partner,
    3. at least 18 years of age,
    4. capable of entering into a contract, and
    5. not related by blood to a degree of closeness which would prohibit legal marriage in the state in which you legally reside.