Texas Supreme Court weighs gay divorce

Lawyer, attorney general battle it out  before the justices in cases that could decide if same-sex couples can dissolve out-of-state unions   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor AUSTIN — The legal differences between states that recognize same-sex marriage and those that don’t collided in the Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday. Two same-sex couples who married […]

Texas Supreme Court hears gay divorce cases

The Deputy Attorney General for Legal Counsel argued before the Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday that state law requires marriages to be recognized before a divorce can be granted.

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TX Supreme Court to hear gay divorce cases

It looks like the Texas Supreme Court will finally decide the fate of same-sex marriage in the Lone State State — at least for divorce purposes.

Marriages to begin Thursday in Minn., R.I.; Colorado grants 1st gay divorce

In Minnesota and Rhode Island, same-sex couples can begin to marry at midnight. Colorado granted its first same-sex divorce.

Greg Abbott argues DOMA decision doesn’t allow gay divorce in TX

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, a Republican who announced this week that he’s running for governor in 2014, argued in a brief filed Thursday that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision striking down a section of the Defense of Marriage Act doesn’t allow same-sex couples to divorce in Texas. Abbott has intervened to block two […]

Gay divorce cases before Texas Supreme Court

Panel requests briefs, indicating it may rule on whether couples married elsewhere can divorce here CLICK HERE TO READ BRIEFS FROM THE DALLAS GAY DIVORCE CASE JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Nearly three years after the gay Dallas resident known as J.B. filed an uncontested petition for a divorce from his husband, H.B., […]

Liberty Institute, on behalf of Chisum and Staples, asks Texas’ high court to take gay divorce cases

Kelly Shackelford The right-wing, Plano-based Liberty Institute has filed briefs asking the Texas Supreme Court to hear two same-sex divorce cases so justices can resolve allegedly conflicting opinions from state appellate courts in Austin and Dallas. The Liberty Institute announced today that it filed the briefs on behalf of State Rep. Warren Chisum, R-Pampa, and […]

Gay divorce case appealed to TX Supreme Court

‘J.B.’ More than two years after he filed an uncontested petition for divorce, attorneys for the gay Dallas resident known as “J.B.” have appealed his case to the Texas Supreme Court. J.B. and his husband, H.B., were married in 2006 in Massachusetts before moving to Dallas. After they filed for a divorce in Dallas County […]

Wyoming’s Gay Divorce War

A same-sex divorce case pending before the Wyoming supreme court has a group of lawmakers vying to get involved, while two measures simultaneously seek to prevent recognition of same-sex marriages performed outside the state. Advocate.com: Daily News