The law in California allows same-sex couples the same privileges, rights and obligations as heterosexual couples. When same-sex marriages or domestic partnerships end, the same issues as heterosexual couples need to be addressed: division of assets and debts, child custody and support, living arrangements, etc. Dissolutions of domestic partnerships have some unique that must be considered.
Patricia D. Clark is knowledgeable of LGBT issues and concerns with regards to divorce or separation. She has over 10 years of family law experience in the complex legal issues inherent with the dissolution of domestic partnerships and same-sex marriages. Her warm, friendly and compassionate manner will help you as you move forward with this difficult transition.
Patricia can assist you with the following legal matters pertaining to domestic partnerships and same-sex dissolutions:
- Division of assets/debts
- Spousal support
- Child support
- Child custody/visitation
- Post-divorce modifications
- Step-parent adoptions
If you have questions about same-sex or domestic partnership dissolutions it is important to consult with an experienced attorney to explore your options as this area of law is complex. Contact Patricia Clark with the Law & Mediation Office of Patricia D. Clark to schedule a confidential consultation.