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GAY DIVORCE? LESBIAN DIVORCE?

LACK OF SAME SEX MARRIAGE RECOGNITION IN INDIANA
MEANS SAME SEX COUPLES MAY NOT DIVORCE IN INDIANA.

Indiana Courts to date have not only failed to allow same sex couples to legally marry in Indiana, but have failed to recognize same sex marriages which were legally performed in other States. In fact, refusal to recognize out of State, legal, same sex marriages is part of Indiana’s statutes. Indiana Code 31-11-1-1 states:

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In Same-Sex Couple Dispute, Indiana Court Of Appeals Calls For Lawmakers To Refine Definition Of ‘Parent’

On October 31, 2013, the Indiana Court of Appeals published its Opinion in the case, A.C.
vs. N.J. (Ind. Ct. App. 2013), holding that a same sex domestic partner who was not the
biological parent of a child born during the domestic relationship has standing to seek
visitation with the child after the relationship has ended. Of course, even with standing,
the partner seeking visitation must prove it is in the best interests of the child to be
awarded visitation.

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