Married Same Sex Couple Seek Divorce
One same-sex couple's divorce in Tampa could overturn the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage.
The two women want a divorce to end four years of marriage, but the state won't allow it.
In court Thursday, both attorneys outlined the couple's path.
They married in Massachusetts in 2010 then moved to Florida, which won't recognize their marriage.
Massachusetts requires couples to live separated for one year before a divorce.
The couple is frustrated since they are stuck married permanently until they move away, unless the court decides to interpret the law as suggested by attorneys.
If the divorce is not granted, the lawyers said they will appeal.
A ruling will be made in April.
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