Families today take many forms. Many times it takes the law some time to catch up to today’s definition of family. We find creative solutions for both parents to have a legal relationship with their child.
Adoption and Parentage
In a same-sex relationship, it is important to establish legal protection for both parents’ relationship with the child. It is crucial to protect children in the event of dissolution of the relationship or the death of one of the parents.
We have a history of success helping same-sex couples in the following areas:
- Assisted reproductive technologies
- Donor agreements, both egg and sperm
California’s Prop 8 is Declared Unconstitutional
On August 4, 2010, in a case called Perry v. Schwarzenegger, Judge Vaughn Walker of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California declared Proposition 8 unconstitutional. What does the decision say and mean?
Wisconsin’s Domestic Partnership Law
Many clients wonder how Wisconsin’s domestic partnership law, which took effect on August 3, 2009, will affect them. Here is a brief explanation of the law.