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Same-Sex Unions

California Same-Sex Marriages Attorney

Entering into a same-sex union establishes certain rights and legal advantages, much like that of a traditional marriage. Similarly, when a same-sex marriage dissolves, couples must undergo the same legally necessary procedures as in a divorce. However, same sex unions do not give partners the full rights and protections as traditional couples, especially in estate planning and asset distribution affairs and in end-of-life decision making. Whether entering into or dissolving a same-sex union, it is important that you understand your rights and obligations under the law.

Cooper-Gordon LLP has more than 30 years of experience serving clients like you throughout the Los Angeles area in family law and estate planning matters.We are dedicated to offering advice and representation that protects your interests, and puts you, as one of our clients, in a favorable position moving forward.

We Understand Your Family Needs

We represent clients in same-sex marriages in matters relating to:

Our firm has experience in all types of family situations. We use this knowledge to advocate for our clients' interests and to develop creative and effective plans that achieve their specific goals.

As estate planning and family law attorneys, we can help a same-sex couple protect their joint assets through cohabitation agreements or set up an estate plan that is right for them. We can also aide them in drafting a power of attorney or ensuring that their partners are named as beneficiaries in a will or trust. As marital dissolution lawyers, we can guide our clients through the emotional process of separation in the most positive manner possible.

Whatever your family law needs, whatever your sexual orientation, Cooper-Gordon LLP will work to resolve your legal issue as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Contact Us

For a consultation with a Santa Monica civil union and same-sex partnership dissolution lawyer at Cooper-Gordon LLP, call us at 800-561-6322, or contact us online. We offer initial consultations at a reduced rate.