LGBT Representation

Areas Of Practice LGBT Representation

New York and New Jersey LGBT Representation

Compassionate Legal Support for All People

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Vishnick McGovern Milizio LLP advocates for and strongly believes in the legal rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. Our firm understands the uniquely complex issues faced by the LGBT community; we deliver cutting-edge counsel that is always current with changing laws. Regardless of what your matter entails, we make sure that our strategies are cost-efficient and custom-tailored to reflect your specific needs.

Throughout the entirety of our practice areas, the attorneys at Vishnick McGovern Milizio are attuned to the legal concerns and needs of the LGBT community.

Our attorneys provide services to the LGBT community which include:

  • Estate planning
  • Estate distribution and inheritance
  • Ownership rights in real estate and other assets
  • Adoption
  • Spousal and domestic partner rights
  • Separation and divorce
  • Real estate transactions
  • Decision making for an ill or incapacitated person
  • The right to make funeral arrangements and act on behalf of a domestic partner’s estate
  • Workplace discrimination/harassment
  • The use of customized trusts and probate alternatives

Close attorney-client relationships are important to us. When we work with clients, we treat them with understanding and dedication, no matter what the issue.

Speak with Our Progressive, Forthright Attorneys

Laws that directly and indirectly affect the LGBT community change frequently. No matter what issues you are facing, we are here to provide the compassionate, experienced and personalized legal advocacy that you need every step of the way. As powerful and passionate advocates for LGBT rights, we will work tirelessly in an effort to achieve a favorable outcome for you and your loved ones. We are available to meet with you and discuss the details of your personal situation.

VMM Supports HRC

Vishnick McGovern Milizio LLP was the Registration/Lunch sponsor of the 14th Annual HRC (Human Rights Campaign) Greater NY Tee Off for Equality Golf Outing and Dinner on Monday, July 31, 2017 at the Harbor Links Golf Course in Port Washington.

Standing, left to right: Tawni Engel, Pride for Youth; Joseph G. Milizio, VMM Managing Partner; Kevin Claus, Nielsen; and Michael Humphrey, VMM Counsel.

Seated, left to right: Fran Karliner, Long Island Crisis Center; Joseph Trotti, Andrew A. Kimler and Bernard McGovern, VMM Partners

Photo credit: Mindy Wolfle, VMM Chief Marketing Officer