Vaughn-Martel Law is dedicated to providing quality legal advice and representation, with a boutique emphasis on adoption and reproductive law, divorce and family law, and estate planning for the GLBTQ community.
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Category Archives: estate planning
As reported by the Miami Herald, a federal court in Miami has thrown out the lawsuit of a Washington State lesbian who was denied access to her dying partner at Jackson Memorial Hospital. On February 18, 2007, Janice Langbehn and … Continue reading
Both same-sex and opposite-sex couples in Massachusetts who choose marry are essentially entering into a binding contract with each other and the state. The state sets the terms of this marital contract, which dictates property ownership, inheritance, separation, property and … Continue reading
According to current data, more than 12,000 same-sex couples have tied the knot since the recognition of marriage equality here in Massachusetts over 5 years ago. Prior to the change in law, same-sex couples were only able to protect their … Continue reading