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Same Sex Marriages

As you may know, many people are opposed to same sex marriage. Their argument primarily rests on the traditional definition of a “marriage” as the union between one man and one woman; that is all. This narrow traditional definition, therefore, does not provide for gay and lesbian couples. However, times have changed. We now accept that same sex couples should be afforded the same rights and the responsibilities as opposite sex couples. For this reason, some states, as well as California, now allow for same sex marriages. If you are interested in being married in such a fashion and need help, or if you have any questions about same sex marriage, it is important to seek the assistance and advice … Continued

California Same-Sex Marriage Update

Same-sex marriages have a long global history dating back to Roman times, however, they have just recently become recognized in the United States and around the world. While the recognition of same-sex marriages is relatively new, the challenges many same-sex couples face are similar to those of many heterosexual couples, such as divorce, property division, child custody, and marital benefits. However, some same-sex couples still face legal and social issues when it comes to the arena of family law. Same-sex marriage continues to be an issue in many states, despite guidance from the US Supreme court. While it is the law of the land that same-sex marriages are legal, some counties and county workers have refused the issuance of marriage … Continued