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How do same-sex divorces differ from heterosexual divorces?

Same-sex marriages are both similar and different from heterosexual unions. One of the significant differences between the two is when the marriage may have officially become legal. The date that government officials recognize may not be reflective of when a same-sex couples' relationship began. Another difference between these two types of marriages is how parental rights work. Many same-sex couples decide to mediate their divorces in light of their unique relationships.

Important questions the court asks about child custody

If you end up in divorce court, with a judge determining how custody of your children should get divided between you and your ex, the judge is going to ask a number of questions to better evaluate the situation. The judicial preference is for shared custody between you and your ex, but they still have to decide if that is really best in your unique case.