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July 2013 Archives

Same-sex divorce: equality means legal protection as well


Massachusetts has long been a proponent of same-sex marriage. After several years, the many other states in the country are now slowly adopting a similar stance, especially after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act. However, as the rest of the country moves toward equality, a member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community recalls how he and his wife took the journey together, then later took different paths and still ended up happy.

Mother, daughter trapped abroad amidst child custody dispute


An overseas trip based on goodwill took a turn for the worst for a Massachusetts mother and her six-year-old daughter. The 33-year-old mother took her daughter to Brazil in May so she could visit her father, her extended relatives and so she could learn her cultural heritage. Unfortunately, the mother and daughter have been stuck there ever since.

Same-sex divorce in the wake of DOMA's demise


Massachusetts is one of a few states that allow members of the same sex to marry, a status allowed by a 2004 State Supreme Court ruling. Now the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which was enacted by Congress in 1996.

Ex-football player ordered by the court to pay temporary alimony


Worcester, Massachusetts, residents may be familiar with ex-football player Kordell Stewart. The former quarterback is now making the headlines once again, not on a football field, but in divorce court.

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