Helping Gay And Lesbian Couples Through Breakups
With the legalization of same-sex marriage, divorce is now an option for same-sex couples in Georgia. However, many couples have already established a life and elect not to get married. If you fit within this group and your relationship ends, several options exist. The best course of action is to discuss your options with a knowledgeable lawyer.
At the law office of Jody A. Miller, we assist clients with every legal concern following the breakup of their same-sex relationship. For couples who are not married, this may entail helping to draft and execute the provisions of a domestic partnership settlement agreement, which essentially serves couples in a similar manner that a divorce settlement serves:
- Property division
- Child custody
- Provisions made regarding financial “spousal” support
We will work to resolve any disputes that arise through alternative dispute resolution, thereby keeping your case out of court.
Protecting Your Rights After A Same-Sex Relationship Ends
If you are not married and a domestic partnership agreement does not exist, there are still options under Georgia laws that we can take to resolve matters pertaining to finances, property, support and same-sex custody rights.
With more than 25 years of experience, attorney Jody A. Miller is able to think creatively, working outside of the typical box to find solutions, while keeping your legal, financial and emotional considerations in mind. Whenever possible, we will use mediation and the collaborative process to achieve resolutions for property distribution, spousal/child support payments, parenting plans and other items relating to the breakup.
Contact Us For A Consultation
To talk to an experienced Atlanta attorney for gay and lesbian breakups, call our law firm at 678-905-7562 or toll free at 866-319-0924. Or send an email using the online contact form. All messages are returned within 24 hours, and we offer after-hours appointments upon request.