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Divorce in the Pandemic Pandemonium

Legal Eagles: Navigating Separation, Divorce, and Co-Parenting Issues During COVID-19

So many things are out of everyone’s control right now. Neither divorce nor co-parenting are “one-size-fits-all” operations even under the best of normal, non-pandemic circumstances.

Divorce: Stop. Collaborate. Listen.

Legal Eagles: An Inside Look at the Collaborative Family Law Process in LGBTQ Divorce

Chances are neither you nor your spouse ever imagined divorce negotiations when you planned your wedding vows. How things can change.

How Discrimination Affects the LGBTQ Population

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With more than 5.5 million LGBTQ individuals living in the United States, it’s important to recognize not only our progress in furthering equality efforts, but also the barriers LGBTQ people still face in fair and equal access to employment, housing, healthcare, and public accommodation.

Transgender Children in Custody Battles

Legal Eagles: What Parents Can Learn from the Younger v. Georgulas Case

The Younger/Georgulas case out of Texas highlights a custody dispute between the parents of a seven-year-old born as male whom the mother (as well as other caregivers, including teachers) believes identifies as a female named “Luna.”

Is a Prenuptial Agreement for You?

Legal Eagles: How Property is Viewed in Case of Divorce

You and your partner are getting married. Do you need a prenuptial agreement? You might. For both LGBTQ and straight couples, getting married automatically creates certain legal rights and obligations between you and your spouse concerning “marital property.”

Navigating Immigration Law Bureaucracy

Legal Eagles: LGBTGQ Families Find Significant Challenges

It is no secret that the LGBTQ community has faced discrimination throughout history in the United States. … One example, specifically, is the discriminatory effect U.S. immigration laws have on non-traditional families whose children are born outside of the U.S., whether by choice or circumstance.

Sexual Assault

Legal Eagles: How LGBTQ Victims Can Seek Justice Through Civil Litigation

People who identify as LGBTQ are statistically more likely to experience sexual assault. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40 percent of gay men have experienced sexual violence, as opposed to 21 percent of heterosexual men.

Transgender legal issues and family law

Legal Eagles: How to deal with identity, marriage, parenting and divorce

Transgender women and men, and the families who love them, face legal issues unique to them. Simply obtaining the correct legal ID can be more of a challenge.

The Healthy Divorce

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I used to be a therapist. Now I practice family law, which in some ways is not very different. I consider it part of my job to help my clients find solutions that have the best long-term results.