Transgender Family Law: A Guide to Effective Advocacy
Western New England University School of Law
Elizabeth E. Monnin-Browder
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Western New England University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-10
This book provides a comprehensive treatment of family law issues involving transgender persons. Various experts have written chapters that provide practical advice on providing effective representation for transgender clients. Family law practitioners representing this community often encounter challenging issues unique to transgender individuals. Some of these topics include legal recognition of post-transition name and sex, parental rights, relationship recognition and protections, divorce and relationship dissolution, custody disputes involving transgender children, legal protections for transgender youth, intimate partner violence, and estate planning and elder law. This book serves as a resource for those practicing in this emerging and constantly changing area of law.
Keywords: transgender, family law
Date posted: May 30, 2012