EDITORIAL: VA Court of Appeals does the right thing for common sense and custody laws

Washington Post
November 30, 2006
For more than two years, Janet Miller-Jenkins has been blocked from seeing her 4-year-old daughter because of a nasty custody dispute with her ex-spouse, who has been defying a court order to allow regular visits. This week, the Virginia Court of Appeals issued an opinion that should be utterly unremarkable: It held that under federal law, Virginia courts must honor the custody orders of their sister courts in Vermont, where Ms. Miller-Jenkins and her ex were joined and where they asked a court to dissolve their union. [link]

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Prenuptual agreements… just in case there’s a gay divorce

Boston Globe
May 11, 2004
Lawyers in Massachusetts are facing completely new issues about how to deal with married couples under federal law--the rules are different depending on whether they are same-sex or opposite sex. [link]

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