In June 2011, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a bill allowing same-sex marriage in New York. With this new law, many gay couples are enthusiastic about having a right previously reserved for straight couples.
But while they now have the advantages of marriage, such as joint property and spousal rights, they also face the challenges of marriage, including the prospect of separation, divorce, and child custody disputes.
If you are in a same-sex relationship and considering marriage in New York, it is advisable to prepare a prenuptial agreement with the help of a qualified, knowledgeable divorce attorney. Hire an attorney with the experience and legal muscle to do the job right.
The prenuptial agreement addresses how the couple wants key issues to be settled in the event of death or divorce, including the following...
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