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Does Gender Reassignment Invalidate A Marriage?

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Although social support for GLBT individuals has grown significantly in recent years, legal support continues to lag behind the times. In particular, transgender individuals often face legal hurdles that are further complicated by how the state and federal government views their gender identities. One such complication is the risk that gender reassignment may result in their marriages being invalidated by the courts. Here’s more information about this legal quagmire and what you can do to protect yourself. How the Law Deals with Gender Reassignment During Marriage Marriage is regulated by each state, so naturally the laws and court decisions that affect the rights of transgendered individuals are all over the place. However, judges have consistently ruled that even if someone changes his or her gender during marriage, the union will remain valid if it was considered so when the...

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