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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Same-Sex Couple Granted Divorce in Missouri

DivorceA judge in Columbia, Missouri has granted the divorce of a same-sex couple. The couple was married in Massachusetts. Though Missouri does not recognize same-sex marriages, Boone County Circuit Judge Leslie Schneider held that the state can recongnize a legal marriage from another state in order to grant equitable relief.

See The Associated Press, Gay Couple in Mid-Missouri Granted a Divorce, STLtoday, May 5, 2014.

Special thanks to Laura Galvan (Attorney, San Antonio, Texas) for bringing this article to my attention.

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