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Same-sex couple files for divorce in Alabama

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A same-sex couple, married in IA, is asking an AL court to grant their divorce. (Source: MGN Online) A same-sex couple, married in IA, is asking an AL court to grant their divorce. (Source: MGN Online)
MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A same-sex couple, married in another state, hasfiled for divorce in Madison County. However, Alabama does not recognizesame-sex marriages from any state.

A court filing states the women married inIowa in 2012, and the couple since moved to North Alabama.

The court system shows the case is assignedto Madison County Presiding Judge Karen Hall. Judge Hall has not signed off onthe divorce or set any hearing dates.

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