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I Got Gay Married. I Got Gay Divorced. I Regret Both. by Meredith Maran

By Bill Ferguson March 2nd, 2017

LOS ANGELES — In 2008, gay marriage was so new, my wife and I had a hard time finding a lawyer to help us legally join our lives together. In 2013, gay divorce was so new, I had a hard time finding a lawyer to take our marriage apart. We fell in love in the […]

Will Gay Divorce be different? By Kristin Bianco

By Bill Ferguson October 28th, 2016

Last years’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right for same-sex couples to marry in all 50 states paves the way for the potential dissolution of at least some of those marriages in unchartered territory of same-sex divorce. According to The Williams Institute, a national UCLA Law think tank dedicated to […]

Keeping a Business Alive During a Gay Divorce

Keeping a Business Alive During a Gay Divorce by Karen Klein

By Bill Ferguson January 28th, 2016

How do you keep your business alive during your gay divorce? You can make bad decisions under emotional stress. You might even lose the business entirely. Here are savvy tips from attorney Lisa Hughes Maneuvering a small business through rough economic seas is tough enough. But doing it amid a divorce at the same time—well, […]

How Confusing Laws Are Hitting Our Bank Accounts

How Confusing Laws Are Hitting Our Bank Accounts by Brenden Shucart

By Bill Ferguson December 3rd, 2014

Family planning and anxieties about legal protections are having a significant effect on our bank accounts. When it comes to gays and money, conventional wisdom holds that LGBTs have a very different relationship with their finances relative to their heterosexual peers, and new data seem to bear this out. Two recent studies shed light on […]

As Gay Marriages Rise, Now Comes The Case For Same-Sex Divorce

As Gay Marriages Rise, Now Comes The Case For Same-Sex Divorce by Lucy Perkins

By Bill Ferguson November 25th, 2014

In 2008, Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham traveled with her then-partner from their home in Mississippi to San Francisco, a few months after gay marriage became legal in California. They’d been together for about a year and a half before they decided to get married. After the ceremony, they went back to Mississippi, where they lived together. […]