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So, the divorce process is over. But in the back of your mind, you might already be thinking about the right moment to modify any existing agreements in the future. Your alimony or child support payments might be expensive, perhaps you feel you aren't getting paid enough from your ex-spouse, or maybe you're looking for a better child custody agreement than the one in place.


Domestic partnerships are becoming more common and are gaining more media attention. Each state and jurisdiction has different requirements regarding domestic partnerships, and keeping track of the different laws by state can be a confusing endeavor. We've put together some important points for those seeking domestic partnership agreements in Georgia.


The DOMA ruling has no immediate affect on same-sex marriage bans like Georgia's

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled DOMA (known as the Defense of Marriage Act), the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, unconstitutional by a vote of 5-4.

With DOMA stricken down by the Supreme Court and thinking about the future of gay rights, a question that comes to the minds of many is how does DOMA affect same-sex couples marrying and living in Georgia?


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