Tag Archives: same-sex marriage

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 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 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…