Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Clients: A Lawyer's Guide
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Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Clients: A Lawyer's Guide

Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Clients: A Lawyer's Guide
Product Code: 5150317
Author: Joan M. Burda
Publication Date: December 2007
ISBN: 978-1-59031-944-4
Sponsoring Entities: Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division
Topics: Family Law, General Practice
Format: Book - 5150317
Pricing: $89.95 (Regular)
$65.95 (Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division) ABA Members, Log in now to receive this discount!
About this Book

This book provides an introduction to lawyers and their clients to the legal landscape as it relates to lesbian, gay and transgender (LGT) persons today and provides the opportunity to look at issues from the perspectives of those persons. In addition to case law, statutes and a discussion of legal issues, this book also introduces the reader to people who make up the lesbian, gay and transgender community and their common issues. It will assist you in developing new ideas of what is possible in your jurisdiction, and identify the legal issues to be successfully challenged. Some of the topics covered include:
  • LGT relationships

  • Children

  • Adoption

  • Parenting rights

  • LGT students and schools

  • LGT elders

  • Estate planning

  • Immigration
The book is accompanied by a CD-ROM that includes checklists, forms, sample agreements and web site links to state-specific resources.

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