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Supreme Court Solidifies Arizona Same-Sex Couples' Right To Marry

rainbow flag.jpgLast week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling marked the end of a long quest for many Arizonans to marry their partners. Same-sex couples in Arizona gained the right to marry in October, 2014, but there were legal possibilities for the law to revert back. The new Supreme Court decision virtually eliminates that chance because it recognizes the constitutional right of all Americans to marry the person they love.

All same-sex couples are now able to legally marry anywhere in the United States. All states must now recognize the marriage of gay couples who were lawfully wed in other states prior to the ruling.

The decision was met with much jubilation, especially from an estimated 200,000 people in Arizona who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). The landmark case was narrowly decided with a 5-4 vote. All four justices who voted against the measure wrote dissenting opinions - a testament to both the importance of the decision and the polarization on the issue.

While the LGBT community still sees lots of work to be done to reach true equality, many will soon exercise their newly recognized right to marry. Like all marriages, there may be a variety of family law issues involved.

DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC is here to help with all family matters that arise, whether you need help with a premarital contract, adoption or divorce. Feel free to visit Avvo to read client reviews of our services. We serve Arizona through our offices in Phoenix and Scottsdale.

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