By Hayden Curry
Legislation designed to guard married do not observe to lesbian and homosexual undefined. So how do you continue if you could have followed a toddler or have to write your will? flip to A felony advisor for Lesbian and homosexual undefined. This ebook exhibits you the way to:
*write living-together contracts
*plan for scientific emergencies
*plan your estates
A felony consultant for Lesbian and homosexual additionally covers:
*co-parent and two-parent adoptions
*domestic accomplice advantages
*the sensible and criminal features of getting and elevating teenagers.
The up to date and revised eleventh version displays the newest property tax legislation, and samples of dwelling jointly contracts, pattern wills and a sturdy strength of attorney.
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2/19 1. Visiting the United States ......................................................................... 2/19 2. Moving to the United States ..................................................................... 2/19 2/2 W A LEGAL GUIDE FOR LESBIAN AND GAY COUPLES hen you and your lover decide to live together, you are probably (or hopefully) acting on romantic impulses. Unfortunately, practical problems inevitably tag along in the wake of romance. Most of these problems aren’t legal and don’t involve lawyers.
A. Can I Take My Lover’s Last Name? When Reverend Jim Dykes and his lover affirmed their commitment, they decided to symbolize that commitment by sharing the same last name. They agreed that hyphenated names were ungainly; Jim chose to take his lover’s last name. ” Lots of lesbians and gay men change their names. Some women who changed their name in a heterosexual marriage want to return to their premarital name. Gay and lesbian partners in a couple sometimes hyphenate their names or choose a name that’s the combination of the two.
Adult Adoption—Another Way to Cement a Relationship One of the legally recognized relationships that a handful of couples unable to marry have entered into is that of adoptive relatives. Three New York City men have sought to adopt their lovers. In In re Adoption of Adult Anonymous, the judge allowed the adoption because: • sodomy is not illegal in New York • New York’s incest law only prohibits sexual relations between blood relatives, and • the men claimed legitimate economic reasons—facilitating inheritance, handling insurance policies and pension plans and acquiring suitable housing.
A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples by Hayden Curry