Contract Issues for Same-Sex Couples
In 2011, New York State passed the Marriage Equality Act allowing same-sex couples to legally marry. Even though New York State now recognizes same-sex marriages, same-sex couples still face a number of legal issues involving separation or divorce, property, custody, and their rights. In addition, there are other legal matters to consider, such as whether a couple should get married in New York if they have a marriage license from another jurisdiction.
If you are a same sex couple in New York City, Westchester County, or Rockland County and want to plan for your future, or you are facing a legal dispute, it is important to know your rights and your options under the law. At Johnson & Cohen, LLP, our New York attorneys have experience in handling even the most complex cases and can effectively protect your interests.
Professional, Trusted Legal Counsel
Our attorneys take the time to understand the unique nature of your case. We will review your rights and obligations, identify potential legal issues, and develop a comprehensive solution to help you move forward. Whether we are helping you and a partner plan for the future, or representing your interests during a divorce, you can trust in our professionalism and ability to accomplish your objectives.
We handle same sex and domestic issues involving:
New York Same-Sex Separation Attorney
Like in any marriage, circumstances may change between a same-sex couple that lead to a separation or divorce. Previous contracts, such as a prenuptial agreement, may be enforced. If you have had an agreement with your partner or spouse regarding income, custody or another issue, our family lawyers can help you understand your rights. We are recognized for our service and record results throughout the state and can effectively protect your immediate and long-term interests.
For more information or to speak directly with our experienced Manhattan, Westchester and Rockland County domestic partnership attorneys, please call 877-807-1472 or contact us by e-mail.