Respectful, Compassionate Representation For Lgbtq Law Issues

If your plans include marrying or growing your family — and you’re wondering how Michigan law applies to your family — the compassionate, dedicated, experienced LGBTQIA+ law attorneys at Bassett Murray Law Group are here for you.  If you are a transgender person navigating name change, change of gender marker, or other gender specific legal issues, Bassett Murray Law Group, PLLC can help.

​Attorney Jane A. Bassett has wisely, successfully counseled a wide variety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients, in the wake of constantly changing laws, for more than 20 years. Her participation in a national network of attorneys puts our law firm in a unique position to partner with other lawyers when clients are moving from, or to, another state.

​At Bassett Murray Law Group, PLLC we understand the diversity of our community and the uniqueness of every client who walks through the door. We design our services to meet your needs. Many families were formed prior to changes in the law now recognize their family units. Each state had their own laws governing marriage or marriage-like relationships and parental rights. Having a working knowledge of those laws and how they apply to each individual family is key to being able to fix problems created by laws pre-Obergefell and continued gaps in the law.

Transgender rights have lagged behind, but are finally showing some signs of improvement. Bassett Murray Law Group understands Michigan laws affecting gender transition and gender identity, and draws from a nationwide network of attorneys on the forefront of advocacy in the field. Gender markers can impact the validity of a marriage, Social Security records, health care, driver’s licenses, birth certificates, employment, public accommodations and housing.

​Our signature firm-wide team approach to LGBTQIA+ law, and the versatility of our legal knowledge, allow us to seek favorable outcomes by advocacy mediation, negotiation, and sometimes litigation. Along the way, you receive careful guidance through the legal process and attentive personal service, start to finish.

In Ann Arbor, Legal Services That Prepare You For Life’s Changes

Bassett Murray Law Group, PLLC secures parental rights as you expand your family, and our ARTS practice(Assisted Reproduction Technology Services) provides advice relating to cryo-preserved genetic material surrogacy and parental rights. 

Bassett Murray Law Group, PLLC is here for you when legal issues impacted by gender identity or transition affect your life.

To learn more about our customized representation, tailored to your unique situation, contact us to arrange an initial consultation. Call us today at 734-930-9200 or email us.

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Bassett Murray Law Group, PLLC
2045 Hogback Road
​Ann Arbor, MI ​48105
Phone: 734-930-9200
Fax: 734-930-9942

Petoskey Office
By Appointment only
3319 Lakeside Dr S
Petoskey, MI 49770
Phone: 231-427-2292

    Bassett Murray Law Group, PLLC
    2045 Hogback Road
    ​Ann Arbor, MI ​48105
    Phone: 734-930-9200
    Fax: 734-930-9942