Mission (almost) impossible: Same-sex divorce

Lesbian brides splittingBY The Seattle Lesbian

Despite having passed a 2004 constitutional amendment prohibiting Georgia courts from recognizing same-sex marriages, some married gay and lesbian couples are now finding that Georgia law obligates them to stay married – even after they have ended their romantic relationships.

According to Atlanta attorney Jeff Cleghorn, who manages the family law practice at the law firm of Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC, since Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex marriages in 2002, many couples in Georgia have traveled to a marriage equality jurisdiction and tied the knot.

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