Same-Sex Divorce Headed To Courts

Posted: December 27, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Two women who married in May in Washington County, when a flurry of same-sex marriage licenses were issued, appear to be headed for divorce.


Timeline Of Arkansas Gay Marriage Rulings

May 9: Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza overturns state’s gay marriage ban.

May 10: State’s first same-sex licenses issued in Eureka Springs.

May 11: Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announces intent to appeal Piazza’s decision to state Supreme Court.

May 14: Supreme Court declares Piazza’s decision incomplete; Washington and Pulaski counties halt licenses.

May 15: Piazza re-issues his ruling; Pulaski County restarts licenses.

May 16: Arkansas Supreme Court stays Piazza’s ruling.

Nov. 25: U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker rules state’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. Baker stayed her ruling upon issuing it.

Source: Staff Report

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