Same-Sex Relationships and Divorce

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What can I expect during the Divorce Process?

Same-sex divorces follow the same procedure as heterosexual divorces in all counties in Michigan. Find out what this procedure entails.

What happens if I'm not the biological parent?

Find out what your rights are to any children born or adopted during your marriage.

What if we had or adopted children before we were legally married?

Find out what your rights are to any children born or adopted prior to a legal same-sex marriage  during the divorce process.

What happens if I want a divorce and my spouse does not?

Find out if one spouse can prevent the finalization of the Divorce.

Spousal Support/Alimony

Find out whether spousal support or alimony may be ordered in your case.

What if my spouse is not a Citizen?

Find out what may happen to citizenship status of a non-U.S. Citizen during or after the divorce process.