No More Until Debts Do Us Part: Supreme Court Grants Married Same-Sex Couples the Same Joint Bankruptcy Protections as Opposite-Sex Couples in Obergefell v. Hodges

By Ansley Owens, Contributing Writer and Intern for The Academy (Nashville, TN)

On the two-year anniversary of United States v. Windsor, 133 S. Ct. 2675 (2013), the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees the right to same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges, 2015 WL 2473451 (U.S. June 26, 2015).

The Supreme Court’s ruling in Windsor recognized that married same-sex couples, whose marriage was ‘celebrated’ in a state where same-sex marriage was legal, were entitled to the same treatment under federal law as married opposite-sex couples. Since . . .

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