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Non-residents of Minnesota can file for same-sex divorce


There are so many reasons that same-sex couples may decide to marry today. Believe it or not, there are also so many reasons that same-sex couples may decide to divorce. Whatever the basis is for separation or divorce, there are options for same-sex couples in the state of Minnesota. It is well known in the same-sex marriage community that not all states are as welcoming of same-sex marriage and divorce; however, that is not the case in Minnesota.

MN same-sex divorce couples subject to alimony, property division


While Minnesota already recognized the union, the U.S. Supreme Court's landfall decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which protects same-sex marriage in all 50 states, has provided more protection for same-sex unions. However, just like traditional couples, entering into a marital union also means considering the possibility of divorce. Here are some answers to common questions related to same-sex divorce.

MN same-sex divorce couples subject to alimony, property division


While Minnesota already recognized the union, the U.S. Supreme Court's landfall decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which protects same-sex marriage in all 50 states, has provided more protection for same-sex unions. However, just like traditional couples, entering into a marital union also means considering the possibility of divorce. Here are some answers to common questions related to same-sex divorce.

Same-sex couples divorce law and procedures in Minnesota


With much of the nation still up in arms over the issue of same-sex divorce, Minnesota, in comparison, has been settled on this issue for years now. Some are not aware that same-sex marriage has been legal in MN prior to the Supreme Court's decision earlier this year determining that barring same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. However, Minnesota does allow same-sex couples a divorce or dissolution of marriage under state law. There are certain laws that need to be met in order to qualify for a same-sex divorce in MN.

Same-sex couples divorce law and procedures in Minnesota


With much of the nation still up in arms over the issue of same-sex divorce, Minnesota, in comparison, has been settled on this issue for years now. Some are not aware that same-sex marriage has been legal in MN prior to the Supreme Court's decision earlier this year determining that barring same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. However, Minnesota does allow same-sex couples a divorce or dissolution of marriage under state law. There are certain laws that need to be met in order to qualify for a same-sex divorce in MN.

Same-sex partners need family law counsel, too


With the recent judgement of the Supreme Court to not limit the ability of same-sex couples to wed, it would follow that it wouldn't limit the ability of same-sex couples to divorce. However, this is nothing new since Minnesota has been recognizing same-sex marriages for a number of years now. There are many reasons that same-sex partners may be seeking separation, just as there are for straight couples. When it comes to family law decisions of same-sex couples, there are many questions that may need to be answered for Maple Grove residents.

Same-sex partners need family law counsel, too


With the recent judgement of the Supreme Court to not limit the ability of same-sex couples to wed, it would follow that it wouldn't limit the ability of same-sex couples to divorce. However, this is nothing new since Minnesota has been recognizing same-sex marriages for a number of years now. There are many reasons that same-sex partners may be seeking separation, just as there are for straight couples. When it comes to family law decisions of same-sex couples, there are many questions that may need to be answered for Maple Grove residents.

Rejoice over legalization of same-sex marriage across the U.S.


For a very long time, same-sex marriage was not legal in many states in the U.S. However, a landmark ruling passed by the Supreme Court on June 26 affected all of the prejudices that same-sex couples have to face. Now, same-sex marriage has been legalized in the entire country. The decision was 5-4. The judge, who penned the majority opinion, said that same-sex couples want their dignity to be preserved in the eyes of law, just like heterosexual couples. The Constitution gives same-sex couples the right to equality and dignity.

Rejoice over legalization of same-sex marriage across the U.S.


For a very long time, same-sex marriage was not legal in many states in the U.S. However, a landmark ruling passed by the Supreme Court on June 26 affected all of the prejudices that same-sex couples have to face. Now, same-sex marriage has been legalized in the entire country. The decision was 5-4. The judge, who penned the majority opinion, said that same-sex couples want their dignity to be preserved in the eyes of law, just like heterosexual couples. The Constitution gives same-sex couples the right to equality and dignity.

Attorneys can help same-sex couples interpret new laws


The legalization of same-sex unions is relatively new in the United States. Minnesota has recently enacted a law to help same-sex couples establish not only their intimate unions but to holistically address the various benefits that heterosexual married couples receive from marriages and unions.

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