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Same-Sex Property Division


People in same-sex relationships face the same types of family law issues as traditional married couples. However, the laws that apply to separating gay and lesbian couples can be much different than those that apply to married partners. At The Law Offices of W. Robert Montgomery in Lakewood, Colorado, our lawyers have assisted many same-sex couples during the separation and property division process.

If you have a cohabitation agreement, we will help you proceed with dividing your property based on the agreement, ensuring that your interests are protected and that the division of property is fair and equal. If you do not have a cohabitation agreement, property division must be handled through a partition action governed by civil remedies, rather than family law remedies. This path can be complex and requires representation by a knowledgeable lawyer with experience handling same-sex property division.

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Serving Lakewood, Littleton and the Entire Denver Metro

Upon hiring our law firm, our family law attorneys will conduct a thorough analysis of your assets and the details of your arrangement. The following factors should be taken into account during the property division process:

  • The length of your relationship
  • Whose name is on the house or lease
  • Whether you are sharing health insurance
  • Assets you have purchased or acquired jointly

Just as in a traditional divorce, we will work to ensure you are treated fairly and pursue resolutions for you in an equitable manner. Based on many years of experience, we understand that emotions can run high during separation, and we will do everything we can to put your mind at ease as we guide you through the process.

Contact our law firm to discuss your specific situation with our experienced Denver area lawyers handling same-sex property division. To arrange your free initial consultation, call 720-496-1338 or contact our law firm online. We serve clients throughout the Denver metro area from our Lakewood, Colorado office.