LGBTQ+ Family Law
“Fighting for you like family” is not just a slogan for us. Here at Provinziano & Associates, we proudly represent families of all kinds, including the LGBTQ+ community. Our firm supports LGBTQ+ clients and families of all kinds in both our words and our actions: we recognize the importance of having a law firm that understands your rights, the additional challenges you may face, and the additional legal knowledge required to navigate those differences.
Reach out to us at 310-820-3500 to get started.
Advising With Empathy
Family can be a complex and emotionally charged topic for LGBTQ+ people. As a firm with a diverse team who have lived and trained across the world, we are aware of the cultural sensitivity and care that is required when working with families from the LGBTQ+ community, wherever in the world you are from. We understand the issues that may arise where rainbow families are concerned, from conflict due to religion to the challenges that arise depending on how ‘out’ you are.
Provinziano & Associates works with people facing some of the toughest challenges in their lives, and we make it a priority to deal with LGBTQ+ clients and their families with empathy and cultural awareness at all times. Our job as attorneys is not simply to practice law impeccably – it is also to make sure we are guiding you through the legal process with all the support you deserve.
Within the Provinziano team itself, we are also dedicated to ensuring that all our staff members are able to bring their true selves to work, irrespective of their sexuality or gender identity. We pride ourselves on vocally supporting members of the LGBTQ+ community and on fostering an environment where current and prospective employees know that they are a welcome and celebrated part of the team. We are committed to centering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in our workplace and making sure that the good work we do in supporting our clients extends to our own team.
How Provinziano & Associates can help you in your LGBTQ+ family law case
With years of experience, Provinziano & Associates is a highly regarded family law firm in Los Angeles. Our team of dedicated attorneys specializes in handling complex and high-asset cases. We offer personalized guidance and support throughout the entire process, whether it involves litigation, mediation, or reaching an amicable agreement.
Advocating for our clients’ rights, we strive to ensure a favorable outcome. Call us today at 310-820-3500 or schedule a case evaluation to discuss your case and explore your legal options.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I file for divorce as a same-sex couple?
The process for filing for divorce is the same for same-sex couples as for heterosexual couples in California. You may file a joint petition or individual petitions depending on your agreement.
How are child custody arrangements decided for LGBTQ+ parents?
California courts prioritize the best interests of the child when determining custody arrangements. Sexual orientation or gender identity are not factors considered by the court. The court will consider various factors like the child’s existing relationships, the parents’ parenting abilities, and the stability of the home environment.
What are the financial implications of divorce for same-sex couples?
California is a community property state, meaning all assets and debts acquired during the marriage are divided equally upon divorce. This includes child support, spousal support, and property division. Same-sex couples have the same rights and obligations as heterosexual couples regarding financial matters in divorce.
What happens to my legal rights if I transition during a divorce?
Transitioning during a divorce should not affect your legal rights as a parent or spouse. California law protects transgender individuals from discrimination in family law matters. However, it’s essential to inform the court about your transition and update your legal documents accordingly.