In same-sex relationships, either one or both of the parents are not the biological parent. There’s an entirely new set of legal issues related to that, that we are well versed in navigating. It’s taken too long, but in Washington state, the law recognizes the value and importance of the role of both parents play in a same sex relationship in the best interests of the child, whether it is a biological parent or not. Ms. Hadeed worked closely with her former partner, Barbara Fuller, in one of the seminal cases establishing the rights of a same sex parent in Virginia. Click here for more information
If you are a married same-sex couple or have a domestic partnership, we are here to help your divorce go smoothly with the best possible outcome for you.