FL: Lesbian Couple Runs Into Trouble at DMV With Out of State Marriage License

Written by scott on November 3rd, 2011

Florida DMV & Marriage EqualityFlorida does not recognize same-sex marriage, which can pose problems for gay couples who wed out of state and try to use their marriage certificate as a legal document back home.

That was the experience of Patch reporter Rachel Jolley, who went to the Department of Motor Vehicles in St. Petersburg to put her married name on her driver license.

Although Jolley had been advised over the phone by a Department of Motor Vehicles represenatative that she coule present her Connecticut marriage certificate to complete the name change, she was refused service in person.

Full Story from Patch.com

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2 Comments so far ↓

  1. Charlotte says:

    Thank you for sharing our story!

  2. scott says:

    Glad to – we hope that one day DOMA will be gone – this divisive law has caused so much pain and heartache – keep up the good fight!

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