The impact of the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage is vast
and continues to affect far more than anyone could have imagined. Children,
civil rights, and even the housing market have all been touched by this
landmark decision made on June 26, 2015.
Same-sex couples in California were first given the right to marry in June
2008. Even still, the statewide excitement was palpable when the ruling
was announced because it signifies a vast improvement in civil rights for the
LGBT community. It seems that finally, same-sex couples are making strides in the battle
for equality that has persisted for decades.
How does the ruling impact the housing market? It actually makes a great
deal of sense. When people get married, it naturally follows that they
will buy a house. This is no different for the LGBT community and real
estate professionals expect to see a surge in the housing market as same-sex
couples pursue marriage.
Same-Sex Couples Experience Freedom to Separate
Even the strongest marriages experience wear and tear. Although the focus
since June 26 has been on same-sex marriage, there are also those who
wish to end their union in divorce. The Supreme Court's decision also
makes this possible for same-sex couples nationwide.
It may take courts some time to adjust to the new ruling and divorcing
same-sex couples will have to wade through decisions related to
child custody and
spousal support. One of the best ways to ensure a favorable outcome is by securing legal
At Cannon Legal Group, our Pasadena
divorce lawyers share more than 20 years of experience and are uniquely familiar
with the complex laws surrounding your circumstances. We can guide you
toward a satisfactory resolution by merging our dedication, perseverance,
and ability to uphold your best interests.
The sooner you call, the sooner you can begin moving forward with what
really matters. Dial 626.470.9126 to schedule your confidential consultation!