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First Divorce Filing For Same Sex Couple in Illinois

As of June 1, 2011, same-sex couples are permitted to apply for civil union licenses under the new Civil Union Act.┬á On the same historic date, another same-sex couple was filing for a divorce. On Wednesday, June 1st, Mark Bayer filed his Petition for Dissolution at the Peoria County Courthouse, the first of two such […]