Currently, the state of New York allows for same-sexual couples to entire in a valid divorce – making it the sixth state in the country to allow for gay marriage to become legalized. This does not only mean that same-sex couples can get married – it also means that they can get a divorce. The dissolution of a same-sex marriage is often the same legally as it is for a heterosexual marriage; the steps are the same and legally, it is viewed exactly the same as a heterosexual marriage.
This, however, does not mean that they are equivalent emotionally speaking. In fact, gay and lesbian divorces are completely different emotionally and should not be treated as something that is the exact same. At Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C., our legal team understands the nuances that are associated with situations of this nature and possess the sophisticated and sensitive perspective that is needed to help clients through the process as supportively and successfully as possible.
Should you choose to work with a New York divorce lawyer from our firm, you will be able to rest easier knowing that you will have an experienced advocate on your side. We recognize how different the divorce process is for a same-sex couple and we are fully committed to ensuring that our clients are supported throughout the entire process so that they can achieve their just outcome.
We encourage you to contact us as soon as possible – no matter whether you are considering a prenuptial agreement, if you are currently considering filing for divorce if you have already been slapped with papers. We can help you through the emotional process. Contact a New York same-sex divorce attorney from our firm to learn more about how we can help you move forward in the divorce process.