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“GAY MARRIAGE RULING LEAVES QUESTIONS, WORK FOR FAMILY LAW ATTORNEYS,” DAILY REPORT

Date: June 29, 2015

Cynthia Wright was quoted in an article about what the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, giving same-sex couples in Georgia the right to marry, means for the state’s family law attorneys.

The article notes that Wright, a former Fulton County Superior Court chief judge and now a partner at Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle, said the decision will create more work for the state’s judges as more people find themselves in divorce court. The article also said that Wright “hinted at several questions left open by the ruling, such as those related to adoptions and distribution of property in the event of a breakup.”

“The work is going to multiply,” Wright said. “I think there’s going to be a number of legal issues that only time will sort out. But what an exciting time it will be.” The full article is available