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Child Custody and Support Issues Specific to Same-Sex Partners

With all the changes in recent years to the legal status of same-sex couples, it can be difficult to understand the exact nature of your rights as a couple and, if you have children, your rights as parents. What’s true in one state may not be in another, and what you might assume would be… Read More »

Co-Parent Adoption for Same-Sex Couples

Legal obstacles make it substantially more difficult for parents to adopt together as a same-sex couple. Prospective parents must elect one person to file the court documents for adoption, while the other must remain anonymous. Problems can arise when one parent has sole custody. Although you plan to raise the child together, the parent with… Read More »