Tampa Same-Sex Divorce Lawyer
Guidance for LGBT Couples

Navigating the intricate landscape of divorce is challenging for any couple, but same sex-couples often face unique challenges. Tampa’s experienced same-sex divorce lawyer is here to provide specialized support tailored to the nuances of LGBT divorce cases.

Your Trusted Advocate in Same-Sex Divorce Matters

For Tampa’s LGBT community, finding a lawyer who understands the specific concerns and intricacies of same-sex divorces is paramount. We take pride in being that trusted advocate, bringing clarity, compassion, and expertise to the divorce process for same-sex couples.

Therefore, the experience the Foley Family Law has gained in this area is the realization that divorces can be less painful if both parties are being reasonable about their specific situation.

Tampa Same-Sex Divorce Lawyer - Gay Divorce Attorney

Understanding Same-Sex Divorce in Tampa, FL and Why Same-Sex Divorce Cases Require Specialized Attention

While the legalization of same-sex marriage was a significant milestone for the LGBTQ+ community, it also meant addressing the realities of divorce. Same-sex divorces can differ from traditional divorces in various aspects:

Historical Cohabitation:
Many couples may have cohabited long before getting legally married. This can affect property rights and asset divisions.

Recent Legalization:
With the relatively recent nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage in 2015, many legal structures are still adapting. This evolving landscape can bring forth challenges and uncertainties.

Parental Rights:
In cases where a child was born prior to the legalization of same-sex marriage or through non-traditional means such as surrogacy, clarifying parental rights can be complex. Navigating custody in same-sex divorces can become intricate, especially if one partner is not a biological parent.

Asset Division:
Asset distribution can be complicated, especially if certain assets were accumulated before the marriage was legally recognized.

Prenuptial Agreements:
Unique considerations may arise if the agreement was made before the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage.

Cross-State Complications:
Laws pertaining to LGBTQ+ rights can vary state by state. This becomes complex if your marriage took place elsewhere.

Why Choose Our Tampa Same-Sex Divorce Lawyer Services?

Deep Understanding:
Our team is thoroughly acquainted with the intricacies and nuances of same-sex divorce in Tampa and throughout Florida.

Comprehensive Services:
From child custody and asset division to alimony and mediation, we provide a holistic approach.

Empathetic Approach:
Recognizing the emotional toll of divorce, we ensure the process is as seamless and respectful as possible.

Our Offered Services Include:

Child Custody and Support:
Expertly navigating the complexities of parental rights and obligations in same-sex divorce scenarios.

Property and Asset Division:
Assisting in equitable distribution, especially in cases where assets pre-date the legal recognition of the marriage.

Alimony and Spousal Support:
Advising on the financial implications and rights associated with Tampa same-sex divorces.

Reclaim Your New Beginning Your peace of mind starts here. Let our expertise guide you.

Divorce is never easy, but with the right legal advocate by your side, the path to a brighter future can become clearer. Whether you’re facing complex asset divisions, child custody battles, or simply seeking amicable resolutions, we are committed to supporting and representing you every step of the way.


FAQ's on same-sex / gay divorce

While the best interest of the child is always paramount, the legal landscape for same-sex couples can be more intricate. Factors like biological ties, adoption, and surrogacy agreements play roles in decisions.
No, the process for determining alimony remains consistent, though the length of the legally recognized marriage might influence decisions.
This can be a complex area, especially if the assets were acquired before the marriage's legal recognition. Our team understands these nuances to ensure fair distribution.


Foley Family Law feels it is important to charge reasonable fees and costs in the litigation and settlement of divorce and family law matters. The office sends out regular billing statements and invoices so clients know exactly how the office is proceeding in their case and where their retainers are at. Each client is quoted an initial retainer at the initial consultation and the billing process is detailed in the retainer agreement the client is provided and signs prior to retaining.

Call today (813) 272-2345 to set up a consultation with a Tampa Bay Divorce Lawyer and Family Law Attorney.

Foley Family Law provides clients with high-quality representation in heated alimony, property, or children’s issues cases. The majority of the Divorce matters the Office handles are contested on one or more issues at one point during the case, therefore the Office has a wealth of experience in dealing with these types of Divorce matters.

Need Legal Advice? 
Complete the form below.

E-mail us and we will get back to you. Do not send any sensitive information over the internet.
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Need Legal Advice?
Click to Call Us