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Same Sex Couples Filing Bankruptcy

Great News for Married Same Sex Couples

Who Need to File Bankruptcy!Same Sex Couples Filing Bankruptcy


Gay rights have come a long way over the last 20 years. The perfect example of that is the announcement on February 10, 2014 by Attorney General Eric Holder who said, “It is the (Justice Department’s) policy to recognize lawful same-sex marriages as broadly as possible, to ensure equal treatment for all members of society regardless of sexual orientation.”

How Does Holder’s Announcement Affect

Same Sex Couples Filing Bankruptcy?

Previous to same-sex marriage being available in any state, all gay or lesbian couples had to file two separate bankruptcies if they could not pay their debts. That meant twice as much…