Same Sex Couples separating can uniquely benefit by working with mediation attorney Scott Levin and our team at San Diego Divorce Mediation & Family Law who are trained to work collaboratively with couples to help craft options and ideas that lead to creative thoughtful solutions that both honor the relationship while minimizing time, money and stress.
Dissolution of relationships is always a difficult and emotional process, regardless of whether the partners were married or not. But for those in same-sex relationships and non-marital relationships, there can be additional challenges that come with separation and divorce, both from a legal and emotional perspective. The bottom line is that a mediation attorney who is committed to creating an amicable thoughtful agreement is often the best option for our valued and cared for same sex couples.
Let’s explore why legal representation is so crucial in same-sex and non-marital relationship dissolution and the benefits it can provide for both parties involved.
The Unique Challenges of Dissolving a Same-Sex Relationship
Dissolution is a difficult process no matter what type of relationship is being dissolved, but same-sex relationships whether the couple is married or unmarried present some unique challenges that must be considered during this difficult time. For example, same-sex relationships with children still face obstacles when it comes to child custody and parenting and biases continue to persist within the legal system. And unmarried same sex couples find the harsh realities of California’s refusal to acknowledge common law marriage bitter and difficult to swallow as they have no rights to property unless designated specially by a written document or other such evidence.
Same-sex married and non-marital clients of ours are protected and improved by navigating separation through our mediation lawyers who eliminate any stigma or bias and help honor the relationship by arriving at terms for settlement that are fair to both parties. As a result, it’s crucial for anyone in these types of relationships who are considering dissolution to work with an experienced attorney who understands the nuances of these types of relationships.
Whether you’re dealing with issues related to child custody, property division, or any other legal matter related to dissolution, having an experienced attorney on your side can make all the difference in the outcome of your case.
Ultimately, anyone going through the difficult process of dissolving a Same-Sex or Non-Marital Relationship should take the time to seek out the best possible advice but committing to amicable separation with a mediation attorney rather than a litigator who seeks to perpetuate and create conflict. With the right attorney problem solver, you can both benefit from an understanding of your rights while navigating the process in a solution oriented way.
How a Mediation Attorney Can Help You Navigate the Dissolution Process
The dissolution of a non-marital relationship or same-sex relationship can be a complex and emotionally charged process. Without proper guidance, it can turn into a fight that neither party wants but that comes about simply because the system of divorce. So an attorney who specializes in dispute resolution and collaborative solution creation is the key to arriving at settlements that are true to the relationship and unique the the couple. Another key benefit of working with an attorney during the dissolution process is that they can provide emotional support and a steady hand during what is likely to be a difficult time.
Ultimately, the decision to work with San Diego Divorce Mediation attorney Scott Levin is a great solution for those wanting the guidance of a caring experienced professional able to peacefully arrive at separation without a lengthy legal battle.
Begin the low-stress process with Scott F. Levin, Esq, at San Diego Divorce Mediation. You’ll have access to flexible options, including virtual meetings. Reach out today to schedule a free consultation and see the difference mediation can make. By choosing mediation, you can save time, money, and emotional distress, while maintaining control over the outcome of your divorce.