Same-Sex Custody Trial Drawing To A Close

Attorneys are expected to wrap up their defense of a Virginia Mennonite pastor on trial for allegedly helping a woman flee the country with her child, rather than share custody with her former same-sex partner in Vermont.

Same-Sex Marriage Law, One Year Later

One year ago on September 1, Vermont’s same-sex marriage law went into effect. By the end of July, 1,044 same-sex marriages had been performed in Vermont. We discuss the impact of the law with the president of the Vermont Bar Association, Eileen Blackwood, an attorney who’s advocated for same-sex marriage.

Same-Sex Custody Battle Goes To State Supreme Court

Members of the state Supreme Court had tough questions for the lawyer of a Virginia woman who disappeared in the middle of a long-running child custody dispute. The case has raised questions about whether same-sex partners have the same custody and visitation rights as heterosexual couples.