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What is a cohabitation agreement?

For same-sex couples, the term cohabitation agreement may crop up frequently. It is a viable alternative for couples that do not have the ability to marry. It can come in handy especially in states where gay marriage has not yet been legalized. But what is a cohabitation agreement?

Lesbian divorce takes Alabama a step forward

Gay or lesbian couples in Clinton Township, Michigan are likely aware of the struggle for marriage equality that has swept the nation. However, some may not be aware of the divorce struggle that is occurring. While marriage is a battle that is gradually gaining footing, separation between same sex couples is a different issue that requires its own attention.

What properties are subject to division in a divorce?

Deciding what to do about shared property can be one of the most divisive and stressful parts of getting a divorce. The situation is easier to handle with some form of guideline to follow, a mediator, or very good understanding of one another. Not everyone has these luxuries when dealing with property division arguments. However, there are still things that a couple can do to make the process go smoothly.

How does the USFSPA help divorcing military couples?

Alimony can be tricky to figure out even without additional hurdles. Because of extra hurdles, military spouses could struggle even more due to the fact that they often receive unique benefits. The question for many divorcing military couples then becomes “how will these benefits be divided”?

Adoption options that are open to LGBTQ couples

Across the U.S., equal marriage rights for gay couples have been taking foot. However, there are still many hurdles that you and your partner will have to face that straight couples can avoid. Here at the Law Office of Lorrie J. Zahodnic, we understand that you would like to enjoy the full spectrum of benefits. We aim to provide you with information to help you do so.

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Lorrie J. Zahodnic, P.C. has provided skilled and compassionate legal guidance to Michiganders in family law matters for over 20 years.

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