Same-Sex Dissolution of Marriage

Kyla LinesDivorce, Information, Same-Sex

Some same-sex couples who got married prior to the June 26, 2015 Supreme Court decision, found that their state of residence didn’t recognize their marriage and so didn’t recognize their ability to get a divorce.  States that did recognize their marriages had residency requirements for divorce.  Those couples were “wedlocked,” or unable to get divorced.  The Supreme Court decision requiring … Read More

Same-Sex Prenups Are a Must

Kyla LinesInformation, Prenup, Same-Sex

For a general overview of prenuptial agreements, please see our previous articles, What are Prenuptial Agreements and Why Do Couples Get Them and FAQs about Prenups. Imagine a same-sex couple from Georgia who was together for fifteen years before marriage became legal in our state.  They had children together, bought a house together, and both took turns working and staying home to … Read More