Category Archives: Divorce

Tips for LGBT Divorce Work (California)

By Ann Buscho, Ph.D and Charlie Spiegel, Esq. for Collaborative Practice California. Some wonder if now 1 year after the US Supreme Court extended marriage equality nationwide, if our practices with same gender couples divorcing are now all the same as with mixed gender (straight) couples? Here are some tips of some of the things […]

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Separating with Hearts and Smarts – A Guide for LGBTQ Couples

The US Supreme Court has made marriage equality a reality nationwide! But what particular issues do LGBTQ families face during the major life shifts of separation or divorce? How can we, as individuals and as a community, make these transitions with Hearts and Smarts? This workshop is appropriate for people with or without kids who […]

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AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP) – MCLE Training: LGBTQ

MCLE Training: LGBTQ Separation and Divorce September 30, 2015 5:30pm – 7:00pm San Francisco Bar Association Board Room Separating with Heart and Smarts: Consensual Dispute Resolution in LGBTQ Separation and Divorce Wednesday, September 30, 5:30-7:00pm Presented by Dylan Miles, Esq. ( & Charles Spiegel, Esq. ( Bar Association of San Francisco, 301 Battery Street, 3rd […]

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Marital Planning Post Perry, Windsor

from Marital Planning Post Perry, Windsor  blog post by Charles Spiegel at The Bay Area Reporter The Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision in Hollingsworth v. Perry means that same-gender couples in California can choose to marry, or not. The knowledge that marriage equality for same-gender couples in California is here to stay means that we finally […]

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Charles Spiegel elected to Board of Directors – KidsTurn, CPCal

In the fall 2012, I was elected to the Board of Directors of KidsTurn Kids’ Turn is the only organization of its kind. Based in San Francisco, we are the only nonprofit organization providing a comprehensive and proven program for children and family members who are affected by familial separation. To learn more about KidsTurn visit […]

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  • Contact Charles Spiegel

    Main Office and Mailing Address: 1102 Sanchez St
    San Francisco, CA 94114

    (415) 644-4555

    Also Seeing Clients:
    at 870 Market St., S.F., Ca.
    and in Montclair (Oakland)
    and in Orinda.

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  • About Charles Spiegel

    Charlie Spiegel's San Francisco practice includes prenuptial planning, divorce and custody mediation, adoption, surrogacy and real estate matters. Charlie served as Co-Chair of the National Board of Lambda Legal, and was a founding Executive Director of Our Family, the bay area's LGBT family organization. He served on the Board of Directors for and Collaborative Practice California; and and now serves on the Board of

    Charlie has had 20 years of wide experience in real estate since graduating New York University School of Law with honors, He received a Fammy award from San Francisco's Jewish Family & Children's Services in 2009 for his advocacy for families. He has lived and raised his family in the SF Bay Area since just before the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.