Same-Sex Divorce And Separation In Georgia
We Will Help You Achieve Effective Resolution And Stability In Your Case
While a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision allows for same-sex marriages in every state including Georgia, gay and lesbian couples still need legal protection in matters of adoption, relationship dissolution, and child custody and support.
It is crucial to speak with an experienced attorney regarding your family law matters, especially when a child is involved. We will fight for you and your child, shielding your child from the divorce process as much as possible.
At The Law Offices of Abbott & Abbott, P.C., in Marietta, and Canton, we work with same-sex couples to provide effective legal options that can offer effective and enforceable legal protections. We can also help you and your partner/spouse prepare contracts, wills, powers of attorney, health care proxies, partnership agreements and other documents to legally protect your rights as a couple.
Family Law Solutions For Gay And Lesbian Couples
Our lawyers have the knowledge and experience to answer your questions and handle the variety of legal issues faced by same-sex couples, including:
- Cohabitation agreements
- Domestic partnership agreements
- Same-sex relationship dissolution
- Same-sex divorce
- Reallocation of assets
- Division of property upon separation
- Custody and support of children
- Temporary orders for alimony and child support during divorce proceedings
- Adoption and stepparent adoption
- Child support modifications
- Child custody modifications
It may still be necessary to combine contract law, family law and estate planning in order to create successful resolutions, depending on your unique circumstances. We can use a wide range of tools to resolve disputes and protect your rights.
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