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Recent Posts in the LGBT Law Category

  • Common Family Law Issues for Same-Sex Couples

    Common Family Law Issues for Same-Sex Couples Marriage equality may have felt like a big leap and in many ways, it was, but we still have a long way to go before same-sex couples enjoy true legal equality in family matters. Just like any other couple, same sex-couples often wish to get married, start families, and live their lives with a healthy dose of peace and happiness. Unfortunately, certain legal issues and long-standing prejudice can stand in the way of family life for the LGBT community. Some of the more common family law issues for same-sex couples include: ...
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  • New Legal Guide on Same-Sex Marriage, Parenting | Divorce in WA State

    New Legal Guide on Same-Sex Marriage, Parenting | Divorce in WA State McKinley Irvin is pleased to announce the publication of our comprehensive online Legal Guide to Same-Sex Marriage, Parenting & Divorce in Washington State . Written by our own Jill Mullins, this guide provides an easy-to-understand, comprehensive look into the legal rights, responsibilities, and-especially-the legal complexities that exist for same-sex couples and families. We address questions many same-sex couples face, such as: What legal rights are same-sex couples in Washington granted? How can a same-sex couple ...
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  • My Partner & I Split Up. Now What?

    Questions and Answers about “Divorce” for Long-Term Unmarried Couples in Washington Ending a long-term relationship is a difficult process whether the partners are married or not. Whether you are entering into a new relationship or your relationship has come to an end, your attorney can help protect your financial future. While these questions and answers provide a basic overview, it is critically important that you consult an attorney experienced in this unique area of the law to determine how these laws apply to your ...
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  • How Can I file for a Domestic Partnership in Washington? | LGBT Law

    How Can I file for a Domestic Partnership in Washington? | LGBT Law Couples seek a domestic partnership in Washington State to gain many of the same privileges and obligations of marriage. Domestic partnerships in Washington State are most widely sought by same-sex couples who wish to have their relationships recognized by state law and to obtain the same legal rights and responsibilities as married couples. Obtaining a domestic partnership is not difficult. The details and processes behind filing for a domestic partnership in Washington State are explained in this article. How is a Domestic ...
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