Same-Sex Divorce Now Legal in All 50 States Due to Supreme Court Ruling

Amidst the rainbow-colored flags in celebration and picket signs in protest of the United States Supreme Court’s ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in June 2015, it is easy for many to overlook the other impacts the decision has created. Most notably, same-sex couples were simultaneously granted the right to divorce from their spouses in all 50 states, not just the ones that recognized their union. With this newfound right coming into play, many same-sex married …


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