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Gay & LGBT Family Law Lawyers

Couples enter a relationship with longevity in mind. This includes gay and lesbian couples. With legal rights finally being granted to the LGBT community, marriage is now a real possibility, with many families living happily throughout the United States. However, there are times when that initial bliss turns to irreconcilable differences and divorce appears to be inevitable. There are some tricky legal issues involving gay and lesbian couples, and that is why you will want to consult with a law firm that specializes in LGBT family law issues.

Matters Involving Family Law

There are actually quite a few different areas of family law that affect the LGBT community. Our firm is uniquely qualified to handle any of them. There are times when child custody issues enter into the mix. This might involve questions of child visitation, who maintains the parental rights over the children, and what, if any, legal rights the grandparents have after the divorce is finalized. These are all serious matters that affect the well being of a child, so the judicial system often becomes involved at various levels.

In incidences involving spousal or child abuse, a family law attorney should be consulted as well. This is particularly true if you are the one that has been accused of such a crime. You will want legal representation on your side in order to protect your rights. If there are children involved, your rights as the parent could be placed into jeopardy. These are issues similar to that which all married couples face, so the LGBT community is certainly not unique in this regard. At the same time, you will want to have a lawyer who specializes in gay and lesbian family law due to the social stigma that still revolves around those of the sexual minority.

Issues of Divorce

While one should never enter a marriage thinking about divorce, this eventuality does happen to even the best intentioned of gay and lesbian couples. Family law will deal with matters related to divorce, and you will want to have a lawyer working with you to protect your financial and other interests. Even in cases where the break up is most amicable, it is helpful to have a family law attorney look through the settlement agreement just to make sure that everything is in order. There are some divorces that are rather complex, and this may require going to court in order to reach a judicially mandated settlement. In order to ensure that it is fair to all parties involved, you will want to have a family law attorney there representing you.

Retaining a LGBT Family Law Lawyer to Assist You

Dealing with issues related to family law can be rather emotional. You may encounter feelings of extreme anxiety, frustration, and a range of other emotions. It is important to remain calm and to approach the issues with the resolve that is necessary. This is why you will want an LGBT family law lawyer working on your case from the beginning.

Consult with our attorneys today to learn more about the many ways that we can help you. Schedule a consultation, ask us your questions, and allow us to advise on the best course of action moving forward.


Charle Butler
Charle Butler
2021-03-12
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I was hesitant to hire the Spodek Law Group. I read reviews and knew they have a great reputation. However, I thought I would spend money and not see or speak to my attorney. From the beginning to end of my case Todd and the entire staff were available and willing to help. We worked towards and end result that was way above my expectation and Todd delivered. I am forever grateful for patience and long days and night spent working on my case. Thanks Todd and the entire team!
Mesonista parsons
Mesonista parsons
2021-03-05
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My attorney at Spodek was Abigail. She was very knowledgeable and helpful with all my questions and concerns, as well as responsive. Her fees are affordable and Abigail took the time to make sure I understood everything relating to my case. I highly recommend Abigail and will request her services in the future.
debabrata chakraborty
debabrata chakraborty
2021-03-03
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Todd A Spodek is the experienced and best criminal lawyer at USA. He is very professional and always respond on time. Alex also very cooperative and always help me. They took care me and my problem like family member. I am 100% satisfied for their professional service. My result was unexpected and amazing. They dismissed my case. I am really grateful to them. I will recommend you to go there if you want to solve your problem. I wish all the best for them.
Asata Hendricks
Asata Hendricks
2021-03-02
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Truly appreciate the work the guys did!. Exceptional team & I know they care about each and everyone of their clients. I am super thankful to be referred to Spodek Law Group and I am grateful Todd & Alex were able to work diligently to achieve an outcome I am pleased with. Despite COVID they stayed on top of things and kept me informed every step of the way. Very thankful.
Mike Moroff
Mike Moroff
2021-02-26
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I'm very satisfied with the services rendered by Todd, Alex and Mary Lou. I whole heartedly recommend Spodek Law Group . I've worked with and have retained other attorneys in the past with Todd's firm being the cream of the crop for many reasons. A very serious legal matter was resolved after a year's hard work and effort. Todd expertly guided me through the process and was able to navigate and make the good journey bearable as well as successful. Mary Lou initially provided excellent assistance before referring my case to Todd. Alex's support was effective and timely. The customer portal (MyCase) is an invaluable communication tool that also kept track of my case. Various aspects of my case were explained and there were several options provided but I made the final decision of how the case would be handled. The legal fee was reasonable considering the effort and amount of work plus it was a flat fee regardless of the length of time required to conclude my case. Todd made himself available to me and we had many scheduled meetings to go over the progress and to discuss the next steps. I felt more confident after many discussions with him. You will not go wrong choosing Spodek Law Group for legal matters.
Josh Katz
Josh Katz
2021-02-24
Verified
Being that it was the first time that I was in need of an attorney, I was afraid and hesitant and knew I needed the absolute best. It is beyond understood why Spodek Law Group has a reputation of being the top, if not the best law firm in New York. Alex and Abigail were there every step of the way even at the most unconvenient hours. I could not have asked for more. They are extremely good at what they do and they delivered much much more than just winning my case. A big thank you to Alex and Abigail for all the guidance and counseling and their upmost loyal support that extended far more than just legally. If you need the absolute best than don't hesitate to hire Spodek Law Firm.
L.C.
L.C.
2021-02-24
Verified
I cannot tell you how thankful I am to Todd and Alex for their hard work and dedication to my case. I had never been in any trouble before but I had an unfortunate event occur and in the midst of COVID-19 at that therefore I knew I needed a team that was dedicated to my success. Today- my case has been finalized and I’m walking away with no record and can continue life as a mother and a Grad student worry free. I cannot express enough gratitude for their assistance.
AnnMarie Soliman
AnnMarie Soliman
2021-02-23
Verified
I received a summons and called Spodek law group for a free consultation. Alex took my call and was very quick and responsive. He was available anytime through multiple platforms and very reassuring when needed. They are extremely organized and thorough. They got my case dismissed! I’m very grateful. Thank you Alex and Todd!

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