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In the summer of 2015, the Supreme Court ruled that same sex marriage would be legal in all 50 states. The decision fell under the ruling of the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. Under the Fourteenth Amendment, states must license a marriage between two people regardless of sexual orientation. States must also recognize a marriage of two same sex people if their marriage was lawfully performed out-of-state. Now, any couple who wishes to marry in the state of Colorado (or any other state) may legally obtain a marriage license with no objections.

As equal rights for marriage in same sex couples became established, so did divorce. The rights established for same sex divorce include all of those that were previouisly established for their heterosexual counterparts. This includes things like child decision making, child support, spousal maintenance, and property division.

If you’re considering a divorce or have recently been made aware of your spouse’s plans for a divorce, you need a same-sex divorce lawyer. Give our attorneys a call today at 303-951-4506 to see how we can assist you in your situation specifically. 

Advocating For Your Best Interests During Divorce

At Litvak Litvak Mehrtens and Carlton, P.C., we specialize in providing thoughtful solutions for even the most complicated divorces. We understand that separating from a domestic partner can be complicated, especially in the case that children are involved. Our attorneys have extensive experience guiding clients through the same sex divorce process. We’re highly regarded by both our clients and peers for the representation we provide and the results we’re able to achieve. Our reputation has made us the leading advocates for family law in our region.

Our skilled negotiators strive to resolve complex divorce cases through negotiation and mediation whenever possible. However, if a resolution outside of court is not possible, we are always prepared to aggressively represent our clients’ interests in court. If you’re looking for an experienced Denver divorce lawyer, we have a complete understanding of the law as it relates to same sex divorce in the state of Colorado. We will use this knowledge and understanding to work towards the best possible outcome for your unique circumstances. 

Experienced Divorce Attorneys in Denver, CO

Whether you are seeking legal representation in a same sex divorce case or any other kind of family law matter, we can help. With over 65 years of legal experience, our attorneys at Litvak Litvak Mehrtens and Carlton have handled a variety of complex divorce issues. We understand that each divorce is different, and we will tailor our representation to fit the needs of your case. Call us today at 303-951-4506 to arrange a consultation or fill out our online intake form here.