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LGBTQ Divorce in Marriage Equality

By Maria Dominguez | Jul 23
Divorce between any couple is one of the most painful transitions confronted in a lifetime; but with LGBTQ couples, this process can be particularly challenging.

Report: In North Carolina, Divorce Rate Falls in Wake of Marriage Equality

By Nick de la Canal | Feb 6
Opponents of same-sex marriage have regularly warned that allowing same-sex marriage could destroy the sanctity of traditional marriages. So much for that theory.

Same-Sex Tennessee Couple Lose Bid for Divorce

Aug 12
An East Tennessee judge has declined to recognize the Iowa marriage of two men in his courtroom for a divorce.

Same-Sex Divorce Allowed 1 in Kansas County

Jun 16
Same-sex couples who marry in other states won’t find many places in Kansas to divorce if the relationship fails.

Nebraska Court Dismisses Same-Sex Divorce Appeal

Jun 14
Nebraska’s Supreme Court dismissed an appeal Friday by woman legally wed to another woman in Iowa who is now seeking a divorce in the state where they live.

Texas Blocked From Intervening in Gay Divorce Case

May 15
A San Antonio judge has blocked the state’s effort to halt a divorce and child custody case involving a same-sex couple.

Missouri Judge Grants Divorce for Same-Sex Couple

May 5
A Boone County judge has granted what apparently is the first same-sex divorce in Missouri, which has a constitutional amendment against recognizing same-sex marriages.

Judge: Married Women Can’t Divorce in Alabama

Mar 13
A judge ruled Wednesday that two women who were legally married in Iowa can’t divorce in Alabama, which doesn’t recognize same-sex marriages.

Miss. Judge Refuses to Grant Same-Sex Couple’s Divorce

By Holbrook Mohr | Dec 3
A Mississippi judge on Monday refused to grant a divorce to a lesbian couple who got married in California, saying the marriage wasn’t recognized under state law, according to the woman who filed and her lawyer.

Texas High Court Hears Arguments on Same-Sex Divorce

Nov 6
The Texas Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday about whether the state can grant divorces to gay couples married elsewhere despite its own constitutional ban on gay marriage, in one of the first serious challenges to that 2005 amendment.

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