Same-Sex Divorce Issues in California
With the recent recognition of same-sex marriage in California, new legal matters are arising across the state. How to properly handle divorces among same-sex couples is one of those issues. At the Law Offfice of James M. Williams, we know what specific issues are different for same-sex couples who are seeking to move forward with separate lives.
Whether you have concerns about property division, support, custody or just want to make a clean break, we can help you move forward. Set up a free consultation at our office online or call us at (925) 353-8807.
RESOLVING ALL ISSUES THAT ARISE IN A SAME-SEX DIVORCE
Similar to opposite-sex marriage, same-sex couples will encounter a variety of issues when divorcing. Depending on your unique situation, these areas can include:
At our firm, we strive to ensure that conflict is minimized and that roadblocks are avoided. If the other side is unwilling to be reasonable, however, we are fully prepared to take your case to court in order to protect your rights.
SAVING YOU TIME AND MONEY
Many couples come to us seeking a simple divorce and nothing more. If you are looking for a clean break and both sides can agree to most issues, then a collaborative divorce could be possible. During a collaborative divorce, you are allowed to craft your own divorce decree without having to involve the courts or a judge at all. This process lets you control how the future will pan out, instead of leaving things to a judge who has never met you and does not understand your needs.
CONSULT WITH US REGARDING ANY SAME-SEX DIVORCE CONCERNS
Serving clients throughout the Bay Area, we know how to help you through any same-sex divorce issues you are facing. Call our office at (925) 272-8171 for guidance.