Topic: Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships

A Cohabitation Agreement – It Just Makes Sense

More and more couples are choosing to live together, but are choosing not to get married. Whether they do so for religious, ethical, moral or legal reasons, their rights can be affected by their decision not to marry. The Marriage Contract Marriage is, essentially, a legal contract. The contract includes the obligations that the husband Continue Reading…

Same-sex Divorce Is a Bumpy Road

The Divorce Process For same-sex divorcing couples, the process required to initiate and complete the divorce is, technically speaking, the same as it is for heterosexual couples. But, in practice, there are significant differences.Though the specifics vary from state to state, the general process for both same-sex and heterosexual divorce is as follows: The petitioner (the Continue Reading…