Bay Area Family Law Blog


Overview of Adoption in California Webinar


We have found that clients often ask many of the same questions about Adoption in Calfornia, so we thought we would answer all of these questions at once, saving everyone time and money.

You’ll Learn in this Webinar:

Types of Adoption
The home study
Interstate Adoption
Adoption of an Indian Child
Adoption Facilitator
Same-Sex Couples
Adoption Order

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Categories: Adoption


Prenuptial Agreement for Same-Sex Couples

Same-sex couples in California have finally been redeemed of the right to marry, and with federal benefits to boot! If you are in a committed same-sex relationship with the one you want to marry, you can now start planning your wedding. Part of this wedding planning must include a prenuptial agreement. Having a prenup in place prior to your nuptials is arguably even more important for the couples than for the everyday heterosexual couple. Many of these couples have been in an established relationship for many years, unable to legally marry.

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Categories: LGBT, Premarital Agreements


Honored to be a Marriage Commissioner!

I was sworn in as a marriage commissioner for the city and county of San Francisco last week.  I had been on the waiting list for some time, and with the influx of new marriages in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Prop 8 and DOMA, they needed another commissioner.

I have wanted to do this work for years.  I’ve fought the good fight for civil rights and marriage equality as hard as a straight man can, and now that same sex couples have won the right to equal treatment, I want to be part of the celebration and the process.

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Categories: Marriage