Divorce & Splitting Up

Relationships between gay and lesbian couples are subject to the same challenges and pressures as all relationships. Unfortunately, without the freedom to marry, divorce and splitting up for gay and lesbian couples can be a huge legal mess. Disconnect between state laws and federal laws make these hard situations even more challenging.

Related information:

What are the laws in your state?

Information on the marriage and relationship recognition in the states.

Custody/Visitation Resources from Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign offers state by state information on custody laws along with various other resources to help protect children and their parents as relationships break up.

View current news about divorce issues in the fight for marriage equality.