What happens when your spouse finally announces that he or she was born into the wrong body? Whether you're in a same-sex marriage or a heterosexual marriage, navigating the emotional and relationship fallout when a spouse reveals his or her truth can be complicated for both parties. For the spouse that isn't trans, here are a few things to consider when you think about your future:
Do you happen to have a spare $29,858 lying around? That's the new average cost of a wedding in America today -- and that price tag may cost couples in ways that go beyond mere monetary value.
When same-sex couples finally gained marriage equality in 2015 thanks to the Supreme Court's Obergefell vs Hodges decision, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community rejoiced. Marriage was finally their legal right!
There are two unofficial "divorce seasons" every year -- one in March and one in August. Those are the peak months for new clients to make their way to a divorce attorney's office for the first time. Since we're getting closer to the second divorce season of the year, let's look at what we know about divorce during the summer and how you can prepare yourself if you think it may happen to you.
How can the daughter of two American citizens be denied citizenship in the United States?
Whether your child is just getting ready to graduate from kindergarten, go to prom, graduate college or have a wedding, every separated or divorced parent has the same question: "How do I handle my ex on this special occasion?"
You've probably heard of destination weddings, but have you heard of destination divorces yet?
Just like marriage, you should be fully committed before you take a big step like divorce. No attorney wants to initiate a divorce for a client only to find out that the client really isn't ready to take that step. It can make the entire process much more drawn-out and painful.
When you're in the midst of a bad marriage and an even worse divorce, it can be almost impossible to foresee a time when you'll actually be happy again.
When the United States Supreme Court repealed the Defense of Marriage Act in 2015, same-sex couples gained the right to legally marry everywhere in the nation. The move ended the patchwork of laws that subjected same-sex individuals to uneven treatment when it came to their right to marry the persons they loved.