Same Sex Divorce Approved in New York
The Divorce Blog has reported that a same-sex couple, wed in Massachusetts, can divorce in New York.
This is consistent with New York’s evolving policy of recognizing same sex marriages entered into outside of the State of New York. I have written about New York's recognition of same sex marriage here.
While New York will recognize a same sex marriage lawfully performed in a jurisdiction other than New York, same sex couples cannot wed in New York.
I am a bit shocked that it that following the decisions in Martinez v. County of Monroe, and Beth R. v. Donna M., that it took so long for someone to bring a same sex divorce case. The only question is now that the same sex divorce cases began, when will the floodgates open