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Same-Sex Marriage in MA

Counsel From a Salem, MA Divorce Attorney

Are you in a same-sex marriage and looking to get a divorce? Since same-sex marriage is legal in the state of Massachusetts, same-sex couples hold the same rights regarding divorce as heterosexual couples. Since same-sex marriage and divorce is still a rather new terrain, the process of divorce can be more complicated and often confusing.

That is why it is crucial to obtain legal representation from a capable Salem, MA divorce attorney who has years of experience handling all family law matters. I, Attorney Kevin Prendergast, have more than 15 years of legal experience and am well-versed in marriage laws for same-sex couples. I aim to protect the rights and interests of my clients, ensuring they walk away from the divorce with favorable settlements.


Want to learn more? Contact KRP Law, LLC today to discuss your case!


Can I Get a Divorce in Massachusetts?

Many same-sex couples travel from different states that don't hold the same laws concerning same-sex marriage come to Massachusetts to try to dissolve their marriages. However, in order for a couple to get divorced in Massachusetts, they must live in the state for up to a year before they can file. If you don't meet this standard, I can inform you of the various options you have to obtain a divorce.

If you do meet the requirements and are seeking to get a divorce, I can help with the following areas of family law:

Effective Counsel for Other Legal Matters

If you are involved in a domestic partnership, I can also fight tirelessly to protect your rights to health insurance, child custody, inheritance, and other crucial matters.

I can confidently assist you in drafting the following:

  • Domestic partner agreements
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements

At KRP Law, LLC, I work diligently to ensure your divorce or coupling matters are handled thoroughly and effectively. As an experienced and knowledgeable Salem, MA divorce attorney, I can provide compassionate guidance and sound legal advice for even the most complex legal matters.

If you are ready to discuss your case and learn more about your options, please feel free to contact my firm to schedule an appointment.


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