United States Supreme Court Issues Opinion That Will Now Allow Joint Bankruptcy Petitions to be Filed by Same-Sex Married Couples

Posted on June 26, 2013. Filed under: Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Consumer Alerts | Tags: , , , , , , , |

SCOTUS sketch : last day of 2012 term

So, the US Supreme Court has just ruled, in the case below, that the federal Defense of Marriage Act (aka DOMA) is unconstitutional … now, if a same sex couple is legally married in a state that recognizes same sex marriage, they can file a joint bankruptcy petition in any state in the union. The law is ever-changing.

Click here for to read the opinion by the US Supreme Court.

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