I have been serving the LGBT community in the Bay Area for over 17 years, helping... more
I have been serving the LGBT community in the Bay Area for over 17 years, helping families protect their rights through adoptions, domestic partnership consultations, and formation and dissolution of legal relationships.
Desiree is experienced in a broad range of family law issues including domestic... more
Desiree is experienced in a broad range of family law issues including domestic partnership and marital dissolutions, parentage actions, and complex family law issues affecting LGBT and non-traditional families. Desiree is a compassionate, fair, and honest advocate and provides comprehensive advice to her clients so they can make informed decisions about their legal options. She p... view profile
An adoption lawyer helps to place children with parents other than their birth parents. An adoption cuts off the birth parents' rights and responsibilities, and gives them to the adoptive parents. Once an adoption is final, the adopted child receives the same legal treatment as a biological child. Adoption is often an emotional time and an adoption lawyer can help you make the right decisions for the child.