LGBT Divorce in Daytona Beach
Consult with Our Central Florida Divorce Lawyers
Married couples in the LGBT community of Florida State may now be able
to enjoy all the benefits of marriage, but they also have to deal with
all the headaches and complications that can stem from a legal union as
well. If you are in a LGBT marriage and are now going through a divorce,
team up with our Central Florida divorce attorneys from Stepniak &
Park. Where other law firms might not be familiar or comfortable with
handling a same-sex divorce case, we are more than capable of rising to
the challenge and seeing you through this complicated time with as little
stress as possible.
LGBT couples can trust us with their divorce case due to our many achievements
- 35+ years of collective experience
- Thousands of clients served
- Personalized representation – no paralegals
- Free initial consultations
Same-Sex Divorces and Problems They Face
The legalization of LGBT marriages in Florida is still a relatively new
concept and area of the law. Legal professionals and lawmakers are still
waiting to see if problematic complexities arise in
family law disputes involving same-sex couples, especially divorce. The idea is that
the elimination of male- and female-centered “roles” in marriage
could have some effect on legislation.
At this time, however, LGBT divorces should be treated just like any other
divorce. Preexisting proceedings can be readily applied to these newer
forms of marriage dissolution without much difficulty, as long as the
case is handled by an experienced divorce lawyer.
When you are divorcing your LGBT spouse, we will want to discuss important
matters that could affect your future wellbeing, such as:
Unique Circumstances Regarding Children
There are a few aspects of LGBT divorces and married life that present
somewhat complicated areas of the law, and require creative and thorough
legal strategies to overcome:
child custody and time sharing, sometimes called visitation. For most same-sex married couples, any children
that they share together will be from a legal adoption, not birth. When
a court cannot readily define a biological connection between the child
and either parent, other means will have to be utilized to determine who
should get primary custody, and how often the other parent will be allowed
to visit. Typically, this boils down to who can provide the best, most
comfortable life for the child.
Courts may consider the following when determining child custody and visitation
rights in your LGBT divorce:
- Each spouse’s financial stability
- Each spouse’s criminal and medical history
- Child’s health and age
- Child’s apparent attachment to each parent
Ready to Proceed? Dial 386.868.4771 Today!
One of the worst parts of a LGBT divorce is actually the time spent going
through it. Not knowing how matters will resolve and how your relationship
will stand after the divorce can be frustrating, if not a little painful.
The sooner you act to finalize your same-sex divorce, the sooner you can
start to feel a weight of uncertainty lift off your shoulders.
At Stepniak & Park, our divorce attorneys in Daytona Beach pride themselves
in working closely with our clients, keeping costs low, and avoiding delays
wherever possible. We do not want you to feel as if you are being dragged
slowly through an uncomfortable process. We want you to feel satisfied
and confident that you and your family’s futures will be successful,
Please do not hesitate to
contact us today to learn more about what we can do for you and your LGBT divorce
case. We have offices in Daytona Beach, Deland, and Palm Coast.