Victoria S. Linder Law Office
Family Law Attorneys
Call to Schedule an Appointment

Stigma still attached to same-sex families

Although it seems like we have come so far in the progressive world of LBGT rights, there is still stigma attached to same-sex couples, and their choice to have children. Fortunately, there are attorneys out there well-versed in family law as it pertains to same-sex couples. When two people want to begin their lives together and start a family, they should have the right to. In the case where a same-sex couple wishes to have a child, whether through a surrogate, sperm bank or adoption, there are several aspects of the process that need to be addressed. Even in this day and age, parts of this process can be held up or stopped altogether by close-minded individuals. For this reason, finding a trusted family law attorney may help keep the process productive and the experience positive.

In the case of adoption, there is an application process that needs to be done. Many times, applicants are under heavy examination for potential issues with their lifestyle and beliefs. For same-sex couples, this scrutiny can be even more intense. Social workers may worry about the embarrassment or struggle children of same-sex couples will have later in life. How they will be raised and what they will be taught are also questions social workers may have.

When looking to surrogate or receive sperm from a donor, the same type of questions may be looming in the minds of parties involved. Many people just don't understand, and some are still close-minded about the rights same-sex couples should have. However, with the help of a trusted and experienced family attorney, the rights of these individuals can be preserved and a family can be established.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Tell Us About Your Case

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Email Us For A Response

Minutes From Downtown Sacramento

Our office is conveniently located off Highway 50, just three miles from the Sacramento County Family Courthouse and minutes from Downtown Sacramento. For your convenience, we accept all major credit cards.

Victoria S. Linder Law Office
5303 Folsom Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95819

Phone: 916-905-4805
Fax: 916-498-0127
Sacramento Law Office Map