Gay couples may be more vulnerable as they do not have the same protection under the laws of every State as traditional couples. Gay property law, gay adoption law, custody, wills and critical medical decisions are all more difficult for gay couples.
Gay and Lesbian Rights Lawyer
When you have questions about gay family law, it’s important to speak with a gay and lesbian rights lawyer who is familiar with specific laws pertaining to gay couples in New Mexico. Although gay marriage equality is a reality in New Mexico, it is not yet a reality across the United States. A gay family law attorney helps couples prepare for any eventuality and can draft important legal documents like:
- Powers of attorney
- Domestic partnership agreements
- Pre- and post-nuptial agreements
- Health care directives
Legal Issues that LGBTQ+ Couples Encounter
In Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe and Los Alamos, New Mexico, gay and lesbian legal rights are expertly represented by our Law Office. We are committed to providing effective legal representation to protect the rights of all couples in New Mexico. Our practice helps gay and lesbian couples work out family law issues like:
- LGBTQ+ child custody
- LGBTQ+ divorce
- LGBTQ+ domestic partnership
- LGBTQ+ adoption
- LGBTQ+ domestic violence
Laws pertaining to LGBTQ+ couples can be complex. If you need assistance understanding gay property law or gay adoption law, you need expert advice to ensure a successful outcome in your case.
Contact a Family Law Attorney
The Law Office of Dorene A. Kuffer has over 30 years experience successfully practicing law and advocating as gay and lesbian rights lawyers. Principal attorney, Dorene took on LGBTQ+ family law at a time when many attorneys were hesitant to do so, and she has since retained her passion for advocating for gay and lesbian rights in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe and Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Whatever your family law matter, your case will be handled by our professional team, providing experienced representation that advocates for you and your family. Contact us to set up a one-hour consultation with one of our attorneys.