Lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgendered (LGBT) couples encounter a unique set of legal issues surrounding family law matters that arise frequently. Legal issues confronting LGBT couples include the drafting and entering of cohabitation agreements, the legal dissolution of same-sex relationships including partition of jointly held real estate or other assets and same sex partner adoptions. Other legal issues that may arise for LGBT couples involve issues concerning health insurance, power of attorney documents, advanced medical directives for health care and estate planning issues.
Our LGBT Rights Lawyers in Pittsburgh can provide legal assitance to LGBT clients regarding:
Our Pittsburgh LGBT rights lawyers are well versed and experienced in handling the complex legal issues that may arise.
Interested in speaking with a Pennsylvania attorney regarding same sex couples law?
Our Pennsylvania attorneys have extensive experience in providing legal assistance to gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgendered individuals and couples regarding cohabitation agreements, the legal dissolution of same sex relationships, same sex partner adoptions and other parenting relationships, as well as establishing custody rights of the former partner's minor children. More recently, our Pittsburgh LGBT lawyers have been advising our clients about marriage and divorce laws impacting the LGBT community.
Call our Pittsburgh office at 412-281-9906, Southpointe (Canonsburg) office at 724-436-5500, Cranberry Township office at 724-776-9906 or toll free at 1- 855-VARI-LAW (1-855-827-4529) or click here to schedule an appointment. Our Pittsburgh and Southpointe offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and evenings by appointment. Our Cranberry Township office is open by appointment only.
Our PA family law office routinely accepts cases in Allegheny County, Beaver County, Butler County, Lawrence County, Mercer County, Washington County, and Westmoreland County. We accept cases in other Western PA counties such as Armstrong County, Erie County, Fayette County, Greene County, Somerset County and Venango County on a case-by-case basis.
To learn more about Pennsylvania same sex family laws click the preceding link to read appellate cases from the PA courts.