Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Struck Down by Supreme Court

The decision is out on United States v. Windsor, and the United States Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, has decided that The Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, is unconstitutional. US v. Windsor The basic facts of ...

2020-08-27T17:01:48-05:00June 26, 2013|Categories: Family Law Blog, Family law court|Tags: , , , |

Same Sex Couples Finding it Difficult to Divorce

Same sex couples are finding it increasingly difficult to get divorced. At the time of this writing, only 6 states and the District of Columbia allow gay marriage. None of these states have a residency requirement attached to their laws either, meaning a same sex couple doesn’t have to live ...