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Queens Same-Sex Divorce Lawyers

By Spodek Law Group | April 6, 2023
(Last Updated On: June 3, 2023)

Last Updated on: 3rd June 2023, 03:09 pm

Protect Your Rights: Navigating Same-Sex Divorce in Queens

Divorcing your spouse is a difficult decision, but it can be even more challenging when you are facing the complexities of same-sex divorce. Although same-sex marriage has been legal since June 2015, laws regarding same-sex divorce are still being processed and created. Couples involved in same-sex marriages in Queens may find themselves navigating through gray areas, making the process even more confusing.

While the concept of same-sex divorce is similar to that of a traditional divorce, there are specific laws to consider with regard to child-rearing. Since it is impossible for two people of the same sex to procreate biologically, children involved in same-sex marriages are usually only biological children of one partner while the other spouse either legally adopts or assumes parental responsibility in every way.

Reasons for Divorce
If you’re contemplating divorcing your same-sex partner in Queens, take comfort in knowing that you can do so for many reasons. You have the right to end your marriage under these grounds:

– Your spouse abandoned you over a year ago
– Your spouse has been incarcerated for over three years
– Your spouse treats you cruelly or acts inhumanely towards you
– There has been infidelity on your spouse’s part
– Your partner left home due to separation over a year ago
– Irreconcilable differences between each party

The process works similarly as it does for traditional divorces; file your divorce petition and file claims based on what you desire out of this situation—division of assets and liabilities included—alimony, child support & custody needs – just like any other couple undergoing separation. If both partners agree amicably during proceedings, getting divorced will not entail much complexity.

Challenges with Contesting Divorce Decree:
However, if contested between couples who cannot reconcile an agreement during the procedure – complications would arise as it concerns same-sex law being different in specific conceivably essential areas of the legal process. Therefore, an attorney who is conversant with issues surrounding same-sex marriage and divorce offers valuable representation because your spouse can contest various points based on same-sex law that require an experienced attorney to handle.

Hiring a Lawyer
It’s recommended to have an attorney whether or not you have children involved to work through the intricacies of the divorce proceedings to guarantee quality representation. Legal jargon could seemingly seem impartial when in reality favoring proceedings against you, well-disguised hidden assets could hide from discovery during the procedure, and partners may act dishonestly throughout their time in court.

If custody battles arise for non-biological children during proceedings, hiring a family lawyer will secure any possible victories you might need concerning parental rights. Fight for your matrimonial property division along with custody of your children. An experienced same-sex lawyer has seen many cases similar likely before; having one at your side massively benefits your case because they are aware of how complicated this process can get.

Call for an Attorney in Queens
Many laws regarding child custody and divorce exist in Queens; however, finding competent lawyers who understand both LGBT+ issues such as equal rights within marriages will help you navigate complex litigation effectively compared to uninterested mainstream attorneys. You would want proper legal strategies fighting for your rights and future practices primarily concerning child custody disputes where lawyers conversant with Queer Law come into play – knowing how much harder divorce proves more intricate than traditional family law in Queens County.

Table – Grounds For Divorce

| Reason | Brief Description |
| —————————-|:——————————————————-:|
| Abandonment | Spouses leave home without explanation |
| Incarceration | One spouse imprisons another spouse long term |
| Cruel behaviour | Domestic violence tendencies |
| Infidelity | Adultery |
| Separated | Spouse moved out of the household |
| Irreconcilable differences | Spouses cannot agree after trying to save the marriage |

** Note: When facing separation as LGBT+ couples, issues spanning from child custody and access entitlements will invariably involve legal representation.

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