New legal guides and Q&A forum address questions resulting from changing laws and pending ballot initiatives across the U.S.
Seattle, Wash – September 5, 2012 – With same-sex marriage ballot initiatives to be decided in four states on November 6 and new laws recently enacted or pending in others, Avvo, Inc., the web’s largest expert-only legal and health Q&A forum and directory (http://www.avvo.com), today released a set of legal guides that address the primary questions consumers have regarding same-sex marriage and same-sex divorce. The new guides, authored by attorneys with subject matter expertise, are available on Avvo.com, along with questions on same-sex marriage answered by attorneys from across the country, and include:
“With the rapidly changing legal landscape around same sex marriage, there is a lot of confusing and misleading information out there,” said Lisa Bloom, founder of The Bloom Firm, author of Think and Swagger, and legal analyst for Avvo.com. “Fortunately, consumers can get succinct, trustworthy information and fast answers to their questions from Avvo and its community of legal experts nationwide.”
Top Legal Questions Answered
In the past year, the number of questions asked on Avvo about laws related to same-sex marriage has increased significantly as laws across the country have changed. The most asked questions pertain to cross-state jurisdiction, immigration and divorce. Below are three examples of questions asked and answered by attorneys on Avvo.com:
About Avvo, Inc.
Avvo provides trusted answers to consumer legal and health questions every 10 seconds. In Avvo’s free Q&A forum with more than 125,000 participating lawyers, doctors and dentists, consumers can ask a lawyer or ask a medical professional questions for free. Avvo’s professional directory provides comprehensive profiles, client and patient reviews, peer endorsements and the industry-recognized Avvo Rating for more than 90 percent of lawyers, doctors and dentists in the U.S. Avvo launched in 2007 and is privately held with funding from Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures and Ignition Partners.