There have been some big strides made in the United States in the area of same sex relationships. As of today, according to the website ProCon.org, California, 15 other states and the District of Columbia have all legalized same-sex marriage. Illinois is due to become the 17th state this summer.
Child custody issues can be among the most contentious matters to deal with during a California divorce. The best interest of the child should always be the primary concern. But the wishes of each of the parents regarding child custody also need to be duly addressed.