PROTECTING THE FAMILY, MINIMIZING THE DAMAGE Same Sex Couples Backed by 15+ years' experience, we provide innovative services to protect the family from damage and trauma as much as possible. When necessary, we aggressively protect our clients’ best interests in court.

Columbia LGBT Lawyer in Columbia, SC

Committed to Protecting the Rights of Same Sex Couples

At Carrie A. Warner, Attorney at Law, we provide innovative legal services for individuals involved in gay or lesbian relationships to ensure that their children and assets are protected to the fullest extent under the law. Whether you are seeking adoption to grow your family, want to create a prenuptial agreement, or are facing a divorce, our Columbia LGBT family lawyers are fully committed to representing you and helping you realize your goals.

Gay couples can file joint tax returns as married, both federally and statewide—and each spouse may list the other as a beneficiary on their State and federal retirement accounts. A married spouse can now have equal say in medical and financial decision making on behalf of their significant other.

In addition, spouses can inherit from the other according to State law, and they may list one another on his or her health insurance policy. Spouses are also ensured federal benefits as a result of the death (of the other spouse), whether it be VA benefits, and military retirement.

Need representation for a family law matter in Columbia? Schedule a private consultation at (803) 994-8171.

Advocates for Homosexual Family Rights in South Carolina

In a time when same-sex couples still face some opposition, Carrie Warner is a champion for LGBT rights in South Carolina. Ms. Warner was involved in the ground breaking case, Bradacs v. Haley, in a successful effort for South Carolina to recognize same sex marriages. Ms. Warner is now capable of protecting and assisting LGBT clients with their family planning needs.

While it is important for many couples to marry, not all same sex couples do so. Our legal team at Carrie A. Warner, Attorney at Law can assist LGBT couples with more than divorce matters.

Our legal services including:

  • Preparing legally binding contracts
  • Contested or noncontested same sex divorce
  • Property and support and child custody matters
  • Estate documents
  • Related litigation services

Sophisticated Counsel for LGBT Family Law

Our Columbia family lawyers assist clients in many different types of situations to ensure that they are protected from the outset using innovative and creative tools under our laws.

If you would like to discuss your matter, just give us a call at (803) 994-8171.

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