LGBTQIA+ Divorce & Family Law: Families come in all shapes and sizes, and so do the issues they face. If you are in a same-sex marriage or relationship, many of the decisions you will need to make about your future are identical to those made by all couples. Should you get married? What about having kids — what are your options? What if your marriage ends — what could you expect from divorce?
At the same time, same sex couples also grapple with unique issues: What if you are already in a Civil Union — is this the same as marriage? Are adoption laws different for LGBTQIA+ individuals or couples trying to adopt — can you be discriminated against? Do you have any kind of parental rights to children in your relationship who you don’t adopt? What if your relationship has lasted for decades, but you only got married very recently as laws allowed, and now you want to get a divorce. How will assets be divided? What can you do to secure your future?
You have questions. We have answers. We understand how to safeguard your rights, your children, your assets, and your future. Find out more about the legal aspects of getting together, getting married, having children, or divorcing, child custody and alimony matters:
LGBTQIA+ Marriage & Getting Together
LGBTQIA+ couples entering into — or who are already a part of — a same-sex marriage, civil union, or domestic partnership can face unique challenges, and have unique needs. Get an overview of this rapidly evolving area of law. Learn your rights, what you need to consider, and how to take the next steps when formalizing your relationship with your partner or future spouse: New Jersey Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships.
LGBTQIA+ Parents & Having Children
Are you interested in adding to your family through adoption or assisted reproduction? Are you already a parent, or parenting a child who is the biological or adopted child of your same-sex partner? Learn how to protect your parental rights, including rights to custody and parenting time, and child support. Find out about Parenting Rights & Custody Issues for LGBT Parents.
LGBTQIA+ Divorce / Dissolution
When a relationship ends, resolving the issues in a same-sex divorce or dissolution often requires special skill and knowledge in interpreting and applying the law concerning parenting, property division and partner support. Get an overview of the LGBTQIA+ divorce process. Find out about LGBTQIA+ Divorce & Civil Union Dissolution in New Jersey.
Ready to speak with an attorney? For answers to all your burning legal questions and concerns about same-sex marriages, civil unions or domestic partnerships, LGBTQIA+ divorce, or about your rights as a parent, we can help. Our experienced and highly skilled family law attorneys are knowledgeable about all legal aspects of LGBTQIA+ relationships and can assist you with adoption, second-parent adoption, psychological parent status, as well as all phases of your divorce or dissolution.
Secure your future and feel peace of mind. For any LGBTQIA+ divorce or family law matter, contact us to schedule your confidential attorney consultation, or call us today: (888) 888-0919.