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Same-Sex Marriage & Divorce

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Same-Sex Marriage & Divorce

Same-sex marriages and divorces involve several complexities.

While the state of New York recognizes gay marriage, the federal government still does not. The complications associated with this require a knowledgeable matrimonial and family law attorney that is skilled in handling cases as specific and detailed in new case law as The Law Offices of Ian S. Mednick, P.C.

Child custody may be the most important issue in any divorce.  Protecting your relationships with your children is something our firm makes a priority. Child custody can be a very difficult situation if you are not the biological or adoptive parent of the child.  At The Law Offices of Ian S. Mednick, P.C. we will advise you on how best to protect your rights and advocate for you every step of the way. For more information on child custody please click here.

Due to the tax consequences connected with the federal government’s lack of recognition of gay marriage, maintenance and spousal support agreements upon the termination of a marriage tend to be complicated. For this reason alone, it is crucial to have an attorney that is well versed in this area of expertise to advise you of your rights and to determine how to handle the issue of spousal support without incurring unnecessary tax implications

Since New York State’s enactment of the Marriage Equality Act in 2011; same-sex divorces have been more and more frequent.  Our firm concentrates specifically on matrimonial and family law, and our attorneys have a solid reputation for actively protecting the rights of gay and lesbian couples going through a divorce or family court issue.  We treat each case with the compassion and experience you deserve.

Contact the Law Offices of Ian S. Mednick to schedule a no risk, free consultation today. 631-780-7080