While a majority of our readers hope that their divorce will go smoothly, some of our readers know from experience that this simply isn’t the case all of the time. Emotions can run high and can become intensified if accusations of adultery are at the center of the issue. This can lead to contested divorces, leaving both spouses at either end of a bitter separation.
It usually doesn't take the Texas Supreme Court to dissolve a marriage, but two sets of couples have asked the court to end their marriages. Why the special treatment? Since these are same-sex couples whose out-of-state marriages are not recognized by the state, the Supreme Court must decide whehter to grant the divorces.