I think I am a proponent of allowing gay divorce. Not because it generates more business for divorce lawyers; in fact, it will create less business because the process of separating gay couples and dividing their assets and working out visitation arrangements for their children would then be simpler and much less costly.
Kessler & Solomiany, LLC Same Sex Marriage Archives
A very interesting case from Texas is in the news. A lesbian couple left texas to get married in Massachussetts. They returned to Texas and subsequently sought, and obtained a divorce. The Texas Attorney General then intervened, but so far that intervention has been been ruled as coming too late (click here for a link […]
In July, a U.S. District judge in Massachusetts, in Gill v. Office of Personnel, found part of a federal law allowing states (or perhaps the federal government) to refuse to recognize a gay marriage from another state to be unconstitutional. But he has just put a “stay” on his ruling to see if the government […]
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals today stayed the Order which overturned Prop 8, thereby precluding, for the time being, same sex marriages in California. This seems to be an attempt to avoid the potential conflict and uncertainty which would arise in the event same sex couples marry under the current state of the […]
Regardless of your view on this topic, there is no doubt that this is truly an issue that will be discussed over and over, in courthouses and coffee houses.
Previously, Argentina did not have a nationwide law but let state and local governments decide whether to allow same-sex marriages.
I was asked to appear on a CNN owned network (Tru TV, formerly Court TV) yesterday to comment on the rights (or lack of rights) homosexuals have to adopt and/or seek custody or visitation with children. It was an interesting show, and while preparing for it, I learned a bit more about Florida’s law. Florida’s […]