Archives: Same Sex Marriage

Wisconsin Family Law Case Finder

Published: Friday, February 23rd, 2018

On March 1, 2018, Loeb & Herman will debut Wisconsin Family Law Case Finder, a subscription based legal research service specifically designed for family law attorneys.

“Man Bites Dog” Surrogacy Case

Published: Monday, July 25th, 2016

Surrogacy case is a “man bites dog” story which provides some lessons about our legal system.

Kim Davis and The Law of Contempt

Published: Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

There is absolutely no question that the clerk is simply wrong. She swore an oath to obey the law – not just those laws she agrees with.

Same Sex Marriage Case

Published: Saturday, June 27th, 2015

In general, I agree with Judge Kennedy’s majority decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which held that same-sex couples have a right to marry.

Potential Chaos

Published: Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

The potential chaos if the US Supreme Court rules against same sex marriage.

Same Sex Divorce

Published: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

My latest column in the Wisconsin Law Journal is my somewhat whimsical speculation on same-sex divorce.

Rewriting the Book on Marriage

Published: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

With same-sex marriage now legal in 36 states — and probably legal in all 50 after the U.S. Supreme Court rules next summer — same-sex divorces will follow in due course. Will there be any differences between opposite-sex divorces and same-sex divorces?

SCOTUS Grants Cert on Same-Sex Marriage Case

Published: Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Since the 5th Circuit ruling was not stayed, same-sex couples are now routinely getting marriage in Wisconsin (and elsewhere).

Domestic Partnership Case Puzzling

Published: Friday, August 1st, 2014

While I do not profess to be an expert on Wisconsin constitutional law, please explain to me how a domestic partnership law is not “similar” to a legal status for marriage?

Same Sex Marriage Now Legal – At Least For Now…

Published: Saturday, June 7th, 2014

I do believe that at some point, same-sex marriages will be recognized everywhere but Judge Crabb’s ruling is going to be reviewed and could be overturned.