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Ann Arbor Same-Gender Law Attorney

Helping "LGBT," or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Couples Through Complex Legal Matters

The area of law regarding gay marriage and homosexual rights is an ever evolving area. The US Supreme Court recently denied certiorari on the issue of a State's right to strike down same-sex marriage and unions. It appears that the State of Michigan currently does recognize gay marriage. The full faith and credit clause would support this conclusion along with the US Supreme Court's decision not to decide the constitutional issue. "LGBT" or lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples or parties in long-term relationships frequently encounter many of the same legal issues that heterosexual couples do. It is important to have an attorney who understands the law and the unique challenges that can arise in these cases.At Lana Panagoulia Law, PLLC, we appreciate and respect differences between people from all backgrounds and sexual orientations. We are committed to providing our clients with quality legal services and innovative, customized solutions to their problems. Everyone deserves to be treated equally and with respect regardless of race, age, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.

At Lana Panagoulia Law, PLLC, we appreciate and respect differences between people from all backgrounds and sexual orientations. We are committed to providing our clients with quality legal services and innovative, customized solutions to their problems.

... I encourage you to seek Lana's help, guidance and advice. She will not fail you. ... She will put up one hell of a fight for your rights and for justice in its purest form. — Anonymous client on AVVO's

Protecting the Interests of Domestic Partners

Our law firm has experience handling a broad range of legal issues that arise in same-gender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and domestic partner relationships. With every client we serve, we take the time to sit down with you and gain a full understanding of your issue and your concerns. We explain your legal options and make sure that you have all of the information you need to make the best possible decision about how to proceed.

We have helped clients with a variety of same-gender law issues, including:

  • Dissolution of relationships, including property ownership, asset division and other considerations
  • Offering advice and guidance regarding powers of attorney, health care directives and other estate planning documents that allow the partners to make decisions for one another
  • Answering questions regarding health insurance and employment benefits
  • Explaining options for one partner to adopt a child since Michigan law does not allow same-sex couples to adopt
  • Drafting parenting time and visitation agreements for children who were raised by both partners

Discuss Your Case With Our Michigan Domestic Partnership Lawyer

Contact our office today to schedule an appointment with our Michigan same-gender LGBT law attorney. You can reach our office at 734.769.LANA (5262) or via e-mail.

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