In New Jersey, the law recognizes a civil union between two same sex individuals as a legally recognized union. Civil unions in New Jersey receive specific benefits and protections under the law. However, they are subject to the same legal responsibilities of New Jersey married couples. Therefore, when a person in a same sex relationship, whose relationship has been recognized as a civil union, seeks to dissolve their relationship or separate, legal assistance is necessary. Their matter will be treated in the same way as a typical divorce. The Law Office of Joanna D. Brick, Esq. recognizes the importance to provide legal assistance to same sex couples in New Jersey and therefore can provide professional experience for couples of the same sex. If a same sex couple has issues engaging into a civil union or questions about the protection of their rights, Joanna D. Brick, Esq. has the answers.
Civil Unions of Same Sex Relationships in New Jersey
Some of the rights that New Jersey offers to couples in a civil union include dual ownership of property, health care benefits, family leave benefits and inheritance rights. There are a number of other benefits and these laws that are continuously updated based upon this evolving recognition of same sex rights. In the unfortunate situation when a person in a civil union seeks to dissolve or terminate their relationship, legal assistance may be needed. It may require assistance regarding distribution of assets, alimony or spousal support, child support, visitation rights, and child custody determination.
Joanna D. Brick, Esq. Advises Same Sex Couples in New Jersey
If you are in same sex relationship in New Jersey and would like to know about your rights and responsibilities, call The Law Office of Joanna D. Brick, Esq. for a consultation. She can explain your rights and the process to engaging or dissolving a civil union in NJ or domestic partnership. Additionally, our office is able to draft a legal pre-nuptial agreement if necessary or represent a partner regarding issues or dissolution of their civil union. Conveniently located in Fair Lawn, NJ, her experience with same sex couples will provide you comfort, trust and confidence that your needs will be addressed and your rights will be protected. If dissolving a civil union, Joanna D. Brick, Esq. ensures satisfaction of her clients and keeps the best interest of the children in mind when applicable.
Seek Legal Assistance Involving Same Sex Relationships
The Law Office of Joanna D. Brick, Esq. has extensive experience in working with same sex relationships in New Jersey, offering quality, personalized, and professional legal services out of its central office in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. We service Northern and Central New Jersey including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, & Union Counties. Call our law firm today at 201-254-7530.