Assistance for Same-Sex Couples Seeking a Divorce or a Partnership Dissolution
Advocating on behalf of LGBT individuals throughout the state
Since January 1, 2013, same-sex couples in Maryland have had all the same marital rights as traditional couples. This includes the right to divorce, or to dissolve a domestic partnership. The family law firm of Cynthia H. Clark & Associates, LLC provides comprehensive representation and guidance to same-sex couples looking to end their marriage or unions, and offers practical guidance to individuals seeking assistance in any manner of family law.
Requirements for divorce and partnership dissolution
In Maryland, a same-sex couple may divorce provided
Child custody, child support and alimony follow the same process for same-sex couples as they do for every other couple.
Same-sex divorce and partnership dissolution in Maryland
Couples who are not legally married, but have entered into a domestic partnership, must also meet residency requirements in order to dissolve the union. The firm assists clients who seek an end to their domestic partnership for various reasons, including those who wish to terminate the partnership in order to legally marry within the state.