Domestic Partnerships

Same-Sex Marriage Lawyer in Everett, Washington Area

When a marriage fails, there are several issues that couples need to work out. When a same-sex couple divorces, there are issues unique to gay couples that may arise. An experienced divorce lawyer can guide you through these issues and help you develop creative options to resolve your dispute.

At the St. Clair Law Office, we understand the complexities of same-sex divorce and can help preserve your legal rights. Contact our Marysville law firm at 866-690-0798 or 360-654-4925 to discuss same-sex marriage issues with an experienced attorney.

Snohomish County Domestic Partnership Lawyer

Same-sex couples have the freedom to marry in Washington. This allows gay couples to file for marriage licenses within the state. It also makes it easier for them to get a divorce if the marriage breaks down. Learn more about the rights afforded under Washington law by scheduling an initial appointment today.

Same-sex couples are also entitled to rights under federal law. In 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States declared the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) to be unconstitutional. This ruling effectively allows for equitable distribution of marital property for same-sex couples during divorce.

The St. Clair Law Office ∙ Near Everett, Washington

The family law firm of St. Clair Law Office regularly advises and represents clients in domestic partnerships regarding their legal rights and obligations when the partnership dissolves. Our law practice is led by Washington native and seasoned lawyer Patricia Jo Nelson, who has more than two decades of legal experience — including more than a decade spent focusing almost exclusively on the practice of family law.

Ms. Nelson has extensive experience helping same-sex clients work through the issues involved in dissolution of committed relationships. She can also help protect your federal rights under the DOMA ruling. Combining kindness with a sharp legal mind, Ms. Nelson has brought peace of mind to countless couples as they end one stage of life and begin another.

Schedule a Consultation With the St. Clair Law Office

To schedule a confidential appointment with a knowledgeable family law attorney, call 866-690-0798 or 360-654-4925, or contact us online.