Wednesday, September 11, 2013


I know this is old news now, but the effects of the United States Supreme Court striking down DOMA are still being sorted out all over the legal community.  Of course this is a big deal for family lawyers; it potentially raises a set of new issues and highlights existing issues about getting a divorce for same sex couples who don't meet jurisdictional requirements to get divorced in the state where they were married, but whose marriage is not recognized in the state where they currently reside.  More on that later.

Here's a great article about the DOMA decision from the New York Times in June, written by John Schwartz:

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