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Same Sex Divorce Lawyer in Palm Desert

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The end of a relationship that was once thought to last a lifetime can be one of the most heartbreaking experiences a person can endure. Exactly like any other kind of divorce, dissolving a same-sex marriage can be both a physically and emotionally taxing experience and should not be tackled alone.

If you are approaching a divorce for your same sex marriage, Palm Desert Divorce Attorney Lawrence W. Novack, can walk you step by step through the associated legal channels and provide you with the unshakable support you need during this difficult time.

Countless clients have chosen my firm for the following reasons:

  • Practicing family law since 1960
  • Compassionate, one-on-one advocacy
  • Constant communication at all times
  • Serving the entire Coachella Valley

Get in touch with my firm online today to dicuss solutions to your case.


What Happens During a Same-Sex Divorce?

Same sex divorces are treated like any other divorce in the eyes of the law and must follow the same set of procedures. Since California is a no-fault state, same-sex couples are not required to cite reasons of fault in order to seek a divorce. Couples can choose to end their marriage if they simply do not get along, or have “irreconcilable differences.” The only requirement for divorce is that at least one spouse has resided in California for a minimum of six months before filing, and has resided in the county in which they plan to file for divorce for at least three months prior to filing.

Just like a traditional divorce, gay, lesbian, and transgender couples must sort through the following issues in order to complete their separation:

Spouses can choose to decide these issues through out-of-court negotiations, known as an uncontested divorce, or pursue litigation if an agreement cannot be reached. Whatever the case may be, I am prepared to guide you through the necessary paperwork and negotiations with ease, allowing you to rest easy knowing your rights are protected. No matter how simple or complex your divorce may be, I can provide the strong legal support you need to achieve a smooth transition.

Discuss Your Divorce in Detail Today

Nobody should have to endure the emotional trauma of a divorce alone. I understand the struggles you must be experiencing and am prepared to do whatever is necessary to make this time easier to bear. Through a detailed examination of your situation and your objectives, I can handle the legal heavy lifting on your behalf and guide you towards a new beginning. If you are in need of a lawyer for your same-sex divorce in Palm Desert, I urge you to contact my office today to discuss your legal options.