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A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Nolo
Publication date April 4, 2010
Pages 333
Binding Paperback
Edition 15 pap/cdr
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781413310917
ISBN-10 1413310915
Dimensions 0.75 by 7.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
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Original list price $34.99
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A Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Protect your rights -- protect your relationship!

Now more than ever, it's important that you take the proper legal steps to define and protect your relationship in the eyes of the law. If you don't, you run the risk of being shut out of each other's lives -- and the lives of children you co-parent -- in times of medical, financial or personal crisis.

This practical, plain-English guide shows lesbian and gay couples how to:

  • make practical decisions about living together
  • obtain domestic partner benefits
  • make medical decisions for each other when needed
  • take care of each other's finances when one partner is incapacitated
  • leave property to each other
  • have and raise children through adoption, donor insemination, surrogacy or foster parenting

    The 15th edition is updated with a discussion of the laws of each state offering either marriage or marriage-equivalent status, covers all the new state laws in recent months, and discusses the pros and cons of entering into a marriage or like relationship. It also includes a CD-ROM that helps living-together contracts, powers of attorney, wills and more.

  • Editions
    Book cover for 9781413306293 Book cover for 9781413310917 Book cover for 9781413320206 Book cover for 9781413322798
    18 edition from Nolo (October 31, 2016); titled "A Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples"
    9781413322798 | details & prices | 456 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.96 in. | List price $34.99
    This edition also contains A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples
    About: Protect yourself and your loved one with sound legal planning Gay and lesbian couples have gained a lot of legal ground in recent years.
    17 edition from Nolo (June 16, 2014)
    9781413320206 | details & prices | 441 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.52 lbs | List price $34.99
    This edition also contains A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples
    About: Laws affecting LGBT couples are changing rapidly, and while it's an exciting time for all gay and lesbian partners, keeping up with the myriad ways the shifting legal landscape touches your family life can be daunting.
    The price comparison is for this edition
    With Denis Clifford | 15 pap/cdr edition from Nolo (April 4, 2010)
    9781413310917 | details & prices | 333 pages | 7.25 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $34.99
    About: Protect your rights -- protect your relationship!
    14 pap/cdr edition from Nolo (July 15, 2007)
    9781413306293 | details & prices | 330 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $34.99
    About: Thoroughly revised and updated, a valuable resource for gay and lesbian couples explains how to obtain domestic-partner benefits, plan for medical emergencies, purchase property together, inheritance rights, and the practical and legal aspects of having and raising children, along with a new section on the laws of states offering an equivalent to marriage.

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