Category Archives: GLBT Divorce

September 24, 2014

First Comes Love, Then Comes Gay Marriage…Then Comes Gay Divorce

Remember that old rhyme from childhood, “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a baby in a baby carriage”? Some things are just part of life and are simply inevitable. People will fall in love. People will join together Continue reading…

August 9, 2013

Is It Harder for a Same-Sex Couple to Divorce?

A recent article, “For gay couples, divorce comes with extra costs” describes the difficulties some people have faced in getting a same-sex divorce. Some of the difficulties identified have been addressed in Minnesota’s recent same-sex civil marriage legislation and others Continue reading…

July 10, 2013

Why Prenuptial Agreements?

Prenuptial agreements – “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” For people planning their wedding, the thought of entering into a prenuptial agreement may seem unromantic and pessimistic. It addresses what would happen if your marriage doesn’t work out. But Continue reading…

July 5, 2013

What can Gay Marriages Teach Straight Couples?

Gay Marriage has been much in the news, especially since the election rejecting the Minnesota Constitutional amendment, which would have defined marriage as being between a man and a woman. This spring, the legislature passed a law allowing gay marriage, Continue reading…

July 1, 2013

Difficulties of Same-Sex Divorce

On June 10, 2013, ABC News announced that actress and TV-Glee star Jane Lynch and Lara Embry were getting divorced.  Lynch and Embry were married three years ago in Massachusetts, a state that legalized same-sex marriage.  However, Lynch and Embry Continue reading…

May 27, 2013

Support Options for Coparenting

Angelina Jolie has been a news-maker lately for her courageous decision to disclose her personal health care response to having a breast cancer gene. You may have noticed in her media interviews how often she has referred to “my partner, Continue reading…

May 22, 2013

Same-Sex Divorce for Couples Married in Other States

While much of the focus of the new law legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota is focused on the upcoming weddings, the new law also paves the way for same-sex couples to legally divorce once the law goes into effect on Continue reading…

May 15, 2013

Same-Sex Marriage Bill Will Effect Divorce Law in MN

Now that Minnesota has passed the Same-Sex Marriage Bill, there is much to figure out with regard to how laws will apply to same-sex couples and how laws will need to be amended to include same-sex couples.  Now that same-sex Continue reading…