While same-sex couples have the right to marry and divorce in Colorado, this does not mean that these couples are faced with the same divorce issues when navigating family law matters. Unfortunately, same-sex couples face various obstacles, as the field of same-sex family law is still emerging. Thus, in order to reach a resolution and protect one's rights in these complex matters, it is important to fully understand one's rights and what options are available.
At Mary Kay Kramer PC., our skilled legal team understands the complex dynamics of family law matters. Additionally, our law firm has focused on aiding parents of same-sex couples navigate the sensitive and challenging matter arising from their divorce, such as child custody and support.
The question of who retains legal and physical custody of the child is in the forefront of a parent's mind; however, this can be a complex questions with complex answers. Was the child born to one of the parents and brought into the marriage? Was the child born by one parent into a civil union? What steps did the non-biological parent take? Did any adoption take place by the non-biological parent?
By understanding the situation better, our law firm can diligently work to guide our clients towards a resolution that best protect their rights and the best interests of the child. We understand that these matters can get emotional and heated; which is why we take the time to ensure our clients fully understand the situation and what steps they could take.
To learn more, check out our law firm's same-sex family law website. There is no one size fits all way to divorce or resolve family law matters, so even in the most complex and confusing situation, the various factors that make up the situation should be focused on when determining the best solution. With same-sex family law matters, this is not always clear. Therefore, obtain legal guidance can help ensure one is well informed and their rights are protected.