LGBTQ+ Family Lawyers

serving clients in Henderson, Las Vegas and other Clark County, NV cities

Legal matters concerning family can be inherently challenging. When bias based on sexual orientation and gender identity is added to the mix, navigating the legal landscape becomes even more daunting.

Addressing the diverse legal needs of the LGBTQ+ community requires comprehensive understanding, advocacy, and tailored legal solutions to promote equality and justice for all.

Smith Legal Group cares about LGBTQ+ rights. We believe in championing the inherent rights of every individual, irrespective of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Call (702) 410-5001 for a free consultation. We offer expertise in a wide range of family legal situations, from adoption to divorce and more.

Equal legal representation for the LGBTQ+ community

If you identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community, having a knowledgeable and supportive lawyer by your side can empower you to assert your rights and achieve fair legal outcomes.

Family laws related to adoption, child custody, and parental rights may not adequately account for same-sex couples or LGBTQ+ parents, resulting in biased judgments or unfair outcomes.

While the law is intended to be blind to discrimination or bias, the unfortunate reality often reveals its shortcomings.

For example, judges, lawyers, or other individuals involved in the courtroom may hold biased beliefs or assumptions about LGBTQ+ individuals, which can influence their decisions and treatment within the legal process.

Fortunately, our lawyers can recognize subtle signs of bias in the courtroom. They are familiar with common tactics used to marginalize or discriminate against LGBTQ+ individuals and can effectively identify instances where bias may be present. As such, they can advocate for your fair treatment and equal protection under the law.

Listed below are the most common family law services frequently sought by our LGBTQ+ clients who share our belief in diversity, equality, and unity.

Adopting a child can be a complicated process that requires a lot of paperwork and legal compliance.

Our lawyers have experience in assisting LGBTQ+ couples to adopt children through stepparent, second-parent, domestic, or international adoption.

We are committed to help LGBTQ+ couples build their families and achieve their dreams of parenthood with the best legal guidance.

Getting fair child support is not only important, but it is also a crucial aspect of a divorce, separation, or custody battle.

Our experienced and compassionate lawyers understand the complexities involved in such cases. They will work closely with you to assess your specific needs as well as the unique needs of your child.

With their expertise, they will ensure that every aspect of child support is meticulously evaluated and accurately met, providing you with the peace of mind you deserve during this challenging time.

At Smith Legal Group, we deeply understand and recognize the unique challenges that can arise during a same-sex divorce.

Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing you with empathetic guidance and support throughout this difficult journey.

With a comprehensive understanding of the legal complexities and sensitive nature of same-sex divorces, we are committed to tailoring our services to meet your specific needs.

If you and your spouse have agreed on all aspects of the divorce, including property division, alimony support, and any other legal matters, a joint petition for an uncontested divorce may be the right choice for you.

Our lawyers are experienced in simplifying this process and getting you the best possible outcome.

Military divorce can be complicated, especially when one or both of the spouses are on active duty and deployed in different jurisdictions.

Additionally, a military divorce raises unique legal considerations, issues regarding benefits and entitlements, and requirements related to military service.

Our lawyers understand the unique aspects of military divorce cases and the peculiarities of military life.

Annulment offers a legal pathway that’s often faster and less cumbersome than a traditional divorce.

We can step in and provide expert legal counsel if you’re struggling with the aftermath of an ill-timed ‘I do’.

We can help put your marriage where it belongs – in the past.

Child custody battles can be some of the hardest and most emotional legal battles anyone may experience.

LGBTQ+ parents may face additional challenges including discrimination, societal stigma, legal obstacles, co-parenting disputes, hurdles in the courtroom, and challenges with documentation.

Our lawyers will work with you to ensure fair treatment in the legal system.

In child visitation cases, it is of utmost importance to prioritize the best interests of the child.

Our dedicated team of lawyers understands this and is committed to working tirelessly to facilitate a visitation agreement that not only meets your needs but also ensures the well-being and happiness of your children.

We take into consideration various factors such as the child’s age, their relationship with both parents and any specific circumstances that may impact their visitation arrangement.

Rest assured, with our expertise and personalized approach, we strive to create a visitation plan that is tailored to your unique family situation, promoting a healthy and nurturing environment for your children.

Divorce mediation, a highly effective alternative to litigation, offers numerous benefits.

By opting for mediation, couples can not only reduce tension and minimize emotional harm but also maintain better control over the outcome of their divorce.

This can result in a smoother transition and a more favorable resolution for everyone involved.

Divorcing a disabled spouse may require additional specific legal considerations.

We are well-versed in the legal requirements and complexities surrounding divorcing a disabled spouse.

For example, you may need to consider how your spouse’s disability will affect child custody and support arrangements.

Our team can provide invaluable guidance as you work through divorcing your disabled spouse.

Divorces involving high levels of wealth can be particularly complex when it comes to asset division.

They require a meticulous attention to detail.

With our guidance, you can navigate through the intricacies of high net worth divorce proceedings with confidence and peace of mind.

If you are about to be married and want to safeguard your assets in the event of a divorce or death, a prenuptial agreement with your spouse is a smart choice.

If you are already married and want to safeguard your most valuable assets, opting for a postnuptial agreement with your spouse is a proactive decision.

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Smith Legal Group takes pride in our commitment to the LGBTQ+ community in all of its diversity.

Our family attorneys are dedicated to providing the best possible legal services for clients regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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