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The Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

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On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled on four cases collectively known as "Obergefell." In their split 5-4 decision, the justices declared that our Constitution guarantees the right of marriage to all Americans, including same-sex couples. The ruling was cause for celebration among LGBT communities nationwide and was immediately hailed as a major civil rights victory for our country.

What does the ruling mean for Texas?

While Texas had overturned its ban on same-sex marriage, it had not yet reached a marriage equality ruling. This means that the family law landscape has radically changed for our LGBT community. In the eyes of the law, same-sex marriage is now the same as opposite-sex marriage and countless Texans can now embrace all the joys, benefits, and challenges that marriage provides when they previous could not.

This also means that family law matters have become extremely relevant to same-sex couples. They may find themselves facing complications that require legal assistance:

How Attorney Fowler Can Help

Ms. Fowler has been providing compassionate, reliable, and insightful family law and divorce counsel for more than two decades. Over that time, she has helped countless individuals, couples, and families, achieve their family law goals, whether they have required careful, supportive moderation or aggressive courtroom strategies. Now that the Supreme Court has made its ruling, her firm is excited to extend those same services to prospective clients who are finally having their marriage rights recognized for the very first time.

It is possible to approach your case with a Johnson County divorce lawyer ready to be your advocate. Contact Ms. Fowler's firm to schedule a free case evaluation.