Same-Sex / LGBTQ Divorce and Family Law


Experienced LGBTQ Divorce and Family Law Attorneys in Howard and Montgomery Counties

Skilled representation for clients in and around Columbia, Fulton, Bethesda and Rockville

Same Sex Divorce PA

With the ruling on Obergefell v Hodges, marriage between any two consenting adults is legal throughout the US. Along with that decision came a slew of associated issues, centered on how same-sex marriage would impact adoption, divorce, separation, child custody and support, and more. It would be naive to say that the there is a one-size-fits-all solution to these legal issues, but the differences reflect the individual families, not gender composition.

At McCabe Russell, PA, we have established a reputation over years as confident negotiators and litigators, offering legal guidance aimed at eliminating our clients’ uncertainties and concerns. We are knowledgeable Howard and Montgomery County family law and divorce attorneys. We prioritize your needs and offer you clear direction towards the best possible outcome. By maintaining multiple offices in Fulton, Columbia, Bethesda and Rockville, we ensure that our trustworthy team is accessible to you when you need us the most.

Family law services for LGBTQ families from the firm you trust

Family law for LGBTQ families often encompasses a number of relationships, beyond simple parent-child bonds. Whether your family needs assistance in adding members, protecting connections or creating new structures to support children, we have the knowledge and education to successfully find solutions that benefit everyone involved.

We represent families in matters relating to:

LGBTQ Family

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Guiding same-sex couples through the divorce process in Maryland

McCabe Russell Offices

Same-sex families sometimes are faced with different challenges than traditional families. Our confident and discreet attorneys provide comprehensive counsel and representation on behalf of LGBTQ families. We understand not only the external pressures facing same-sex couples who divorce, but also some of the internal conflicts within relationships that can make the divorce process more challenging and complicated.

We routinely handle complex cases involving:

  • Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Asset division
  • Collaborative divorce

Having a firm foundation in the law means that we are able explain and apply existing legislation to your family’s unique situation, making sure every member’s rights are respected and preserved. It is easy for a law firm to claim they are LGBTQ friendly, but we have years of history working on similar cases and many families providing glowing feedback and references to our empathy and ethics.

Why choose McCabe Russell, PA?

Clients often ask why we talk about divorce and related processes in terms of family restructuring. The reasons come back to our belief that divorce is not necessarily a destructive action — that it can, in fact, lead to a better, healthier and more productive arrangement for all involved. We speak on behalf of our clients and help them make the transition to their new reality, coping with the emotions that arise naturally during any major life change. This responsibility means something to us, both personally and professionally. Our primary goal is to help our clients find a new path towards a brighter future.

Working with McCabe Russell, PA means you are working with trustworthy, discreet and experienced Montgomery and Howard County family law attorneys and staff who understand not only the intricacies of the laws, and the potential effects they might have on your individual case, but also how each family’s unique circumstances will affect how we move forward. We offer our clients indomitable and abiding legal and emotional support, so that they can find tranquility and hope in their new lives.

Contact our Montgomery and Howard County same-sex divorce attorneys

At McCabe Russell, PA, we are well-versed in family law issues that affect LGBTQ clients. Our team of skilled litigators in Bethesda, Rockville, Fulton and Columbia works with families of all shapes and sizes. If you need professional and ethical divorce and family law counsel, we are ready to aggressively defend your rights and needs. Please call 443-812-1435 or fill out this contact form to reserve a consultation time at one of our offices.