Thursday, December 29, 2011
From the Washington Post:
A bill tackling divorce for same-sex couples who marry in the District but want to divorce in another state has quietly garnered support from a majority of D.C. Council members.
The Civil Marriage Dissolution Equality Amendment Act of 2011 was introduced by Phil Mendelson (D-At Large) and co-sponsored by eight of 13 council members. It would allow same-sex couples who married in the District but have moved away to divorce without having to return to complete a six-month residency requirement, which is currently mandatory.
Read more here.