Protect your same-sex spouse or partner with the right documents in DC, MD & VA.
Our law firm has been the trusted advisor to more than 700 same-sex couples in D.C., Virginia and Maryland. We know the opportunities, the risks and the strategies that will protect you, and we’ll apply our experience with sensitivity to the issues that we same-sex couples share. We draft wills, trusts, powers of attorney and partnership agreements. We create pre- and post-nuptial agreements. We re-deed houses, put them into trusts, and do whatever it takes to insure that your assets really go to the person you love.
Are you already married? If you’re not, should you get married?
Talk to us as you consider whether to tie the knot, maintain your status quo, or – if you live in D.C. – register as Domestic Partners. Marriage comes with hundreds of benefits, but also with unexpected impacts that you should consider carefully.
You’re doing the right thing.
Yes, it’s difficult. It requires you to consider the worst. And it’s one of the greatest expressions of love and respect you can make. If you take the time to sign a few legal documents, you will know that everyone you care about is treated the way you want. You guarantee that your wishes carry the force of law. And you lift financial and legal burdens from those you love.
What our clients say about our work.
We are very pleased with your thoroughness and the way you have safeguarded our interests - business and personal.
It’s nice to know that there’s someone like you who’s on our side.
It was empowering and wonderful to be able to hand over the medical power of attorney as part of the hospital registration procedure when I had surgery last week. They definitely treated my partner differently after that.
Thank you very much for all your efforts and education, Larry. You have a winning style that puts people at ease. Know we will recommend you to anyone who asks about a high-performing attorney.