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LGBT Divorce, Marriage & Family Law Information

Are you in a same sex couple and getting married or divorced? Separating after being in a civil union or domestic partnership? Want to understand what happens about property division, alimony or child custody matters? Then you must check out our latest presentation on LGBT divorce and family law: Read more

LGBT Divorce and Property Division

same-sex divorceAs we mark the 1-year anniversary of marriage equality in the United States, it’s a good time time to take a look at the state of LGBT divorce. Just like straight couples, some LGBT couples may ultimately decide to end their marriage in divorce. Given past difficulties with the law, however, many LGBT couples who plan to file for divorce may find themselves wondering if the well-established family laws apply to them and their marriage just as they have applied to straight marriages for hundreds of years. Read more

Pennsylvania Follows New Jersey’s Lead In Legalizing Same Sex Marriage

Gay Couple Holding HandsDoes this sound familiar? Earlier this week, a federal judge in Pennsylvania struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, paving the way for gay and lesbian couples to marry in-state, and for out-of-state same-sex marriages to finally be recognized. The ruling echoes a similar court decision made last October in New Jersey legalizing same-sex marriage. Read more

Same-Sex Couples in New Jersey: Are Both Divorce and Dissolution Necessary?

Same-sex marriage has been legal in New Jersey since a groundbreaking ruling in October 2013 paved the way for marriage equality. But what about same-sex divorce? As family law attorney Bari Weinberger points out in her new article for the New Jersey Law Journal, some lingering questions and legally ambiguous situations may face some same-sex couples who decide to split up. Read more