What You Need to Know About Co-Parent Adoption
Co-parent adoption is a legal process in which an individual seeks to adopt the child of their partner or spouse, who is... Read More
Don’t Underestimate The Importance of Estate Planning
No one likes to think about their own mortality, but it is important to be prepared for the inevitable. Estate planning is... Read More
Same-Sex Divorce Can Be Uniquely Challenging
Same-sex couples face particular challenges in divorce that are unique to their situation. While divorcing a spouse is never easy, divorcing a... Read More
Donor Agreements: Protecting Your LGBTQ Family
When growing your LGBTQ family, there are many considerations and steps to take. One important aspect is creating a donation agreement. This... Read More
How to Navigate the Illinois Probate Process
Losing a loved one takes an emotional and financial toll on family members. Having to navigate through the complicated probate process during... Read More
Is LGBTQ Adoption Legal for Couples and Individuals?
In honor of National Adoption Month, November is the perfect time to look at how LGBTQ individuals and couples may be encouraged... Read More
How Can an LGBT Estate Planning Lawyer in Chicago Help You?
Estate planning is extremely important, yet can be very tricky. There are a lot of moving parts that must be dealt with... Read More
Legal Protections for LGBTQ Individuals & Gay Marriage
As of December 13, 2022, the Respect for Marriage Act enshrining same-sex marriage into the US Consitution, was passed to provide legal... Read More
Are all the details of your Illinois estate plan private? Maybe.
On behalf of Jill Metz Are you ever surprised or amazed by what you can find on the Internet? From viewing bizarre photos,... Read More
Happy New Year from Jill
A MESSAGE FROM JILL METZ Progress continues as the remarkable momentum for marriage equality has grown such that 35 states now recognize... Read More