Practice Area: Family
Date: May 18, 2012
Outcome: The MD Court of Appeals held that Maryland must recognize this marriage for purposes of divorce, which meant that MD must recognize out of state valid marriages between same-sex couples.
Description: Jessica Port was married to Virginia Cowan. They attempted to divorce in Prince George's County,... more
Practice Area: Adoption
Outcome: Virginia Supreme Court ordered that both parents must ne listed on the birth certificate.
Description: This was a challenge to Virginia's policy to refuse to list same-sex parents on a child's birth... more
Practice Area: Child Custody
Outcome: settlement agreement for visitation
Description: This was a case in which a same-sex couple were together for many years and raised children... more