In today's society, families take on all shapes and sizes. At the Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein, we strive to perfect our legal services to help the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in issues like securing parental rights and adoption so they can enjoy the same benefits that heterosexual couples enjoy.
On June 26, 2015 the United States Supreme Court rules that gay marriage is a constitutional right, making it legal across all fifty states. This was a huge milestone in the gay and lesbian community and changed the way same-sex couples were viewed in New Jersey.
At the Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein we respect and appreciate all families and look to legally help our clients protect their legal rights. We stay current on the law and will keep you up-to-date on court decisions and actions that may affect your circumstances and case. From name change documents to agreements about your living arrangements, our expert staff can help you and your partner put all the legal protections in place. In the event that you need to file for a divorce from your partner, we can help you through that troubled time as well by protecting your children and assets and caring for your emotional health just as we would for any other client. Our firm can work with you and your partner on may legal maneuvers:
For your relationship:
When it comes to your children:
Just like any heterosexual married couple, same-sex couples may have to deal with issues of domestic violence. If you and/or your children are being abused, please immediately seek safety and then call our office so we can have the law protect you. If you have been accused of domestic violence, we can stand by your side through the process to be protecting your rights.