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We are one of the highest regarded family law litigation firms. We truly care about helping make your goals a reality. We put ourselves in your shoes and find you the best solution. We believe there is nothing more important than your family's rights.

Long Island Same Sex Family Attorney

Legal Representation for Same Sex Family Law Issues

With the recent changes in New York law allowing same sex couples to marry, or for those that are already involved in a civil union or in a relationship, there are a wide range of legal issues that could require the assistance of a Long Island same sex family lawyer. At Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, we provide attentive and personalized legal representation, and work tirelessly to help our clients pursue their objectives in their family law issues. Our law firm will professionally address all same sex family law matters, in addition to treating your case with the respect and dignity that it deserves. Our lawyers have a collective total of 150 years of experience in family law, and we are ready to help you through any legal matter you may have encountered. We can help you to determine how the marriage equality act - DOMA and the new state law could affect you legally should you choose to marry.

Although you are now given equal rights in marriage in the state of New York, you will still face specific legal risks that heterosexual couples do not have. Federal law still does not recognize same sex marriage, and it is necessary to protect yourself from possible legal problems. We can offer your guidance on matters such as medical decisions, 401ks/retirement plans, social security, estate taxes, filing taxes, insurance and other critical issues. Let our Long Island law office help you through this difficult time! We are available to take your call 24 hours of the day, in addition to being able to schedule free consultations to meet with you regarding your personal family law matters. Our attorneys are extremely personable and friendly, and truly understand how to handle any legal matter they take on.

It is crucial that you take action to protect yourself against the potential problems you could face in the future with regard to federal law, or cases where one party moves to a state in which same sex marriage is not recognized and the variety of legal complications that could result. As the laws are evolving state by state and also at the federal level, having an attorney that keeps up to date with all current legislation and case law is crucial in protecting your rights.

Resolving Same Sex Marriage, Divorce & Adoption

Our accomplished legal team is exceptionally knowledgeable about drafting a pre-nuptial agreement, or post-nuptial agreement for same sex couples, which can be a necessity for a variety of personal reasons and to protect you against the potential risks under federal law. When a relationship is coming to an end, matters involving the division of assets, the protection of fathers' rights or mothers' rights is often an issue of real concern, and our attorney will take immediate action to protect your right to maintain contact with your children to protect and your assets. The firm provides legal counsel to help same sex couples resolve matters involving adoptions, child custody, relocation, visitation, child support and spousal support. We are also prepared to move forward quickly in legal issues involving same sex domestic violence.

There are only six states plus Washington, D.C. that recognizes same sex marriage. As a result, there is potential for a variety of legal problems that can arise regarding relocation, interstate activity that can affect your rights as a married couple. Many of these can be addressed and resolved through legal protections put in place by our attorneys. With our extensive experience in this area of the law and our loyalty to our clients, you can trust that your same sex family law matters will be addressed in a prompt and cost-effective manner. If you would like to schedule a free consultation, don't wait any longer before calling us! We are also available to schedule free phone consults on Saturdays.

Contact a Long Island Same Sex Family Lawyer

Our firm was established in 1976, and we have extensive experience in addressing same sex family law matters. Our legal team has integrity, is focused on responsive and dedicated personal legal services, and our goal is the protection of our clients' rights both now and in the future. We are determined to accomplish our clients' objectives, and do all we can to avoid costly litigation whenever possible. We are concerned with protecting our clients both legally and financially.

Contact a Long Island same sex family lawyer from our firm today.

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