Weekly Twitter Update 2015–June–28

: Trial court did not err granting alimony to wife in divorce of nonagenarian couple  1.usa.gov/1Lv2IFZ

: The Nebraska   do not apply if the parties have no minor children 1.usa.gov/1Lv2IFZ

Gay marriage ruling a giant leap for couples, court usatoday.com/story/news/pol…

: No   Appeals Decisions were issued today (2015-June-26): bit.ly/1HkKjs0

Scalia  dissent: Decision is threat to American democracy. Constitutional revision by judges robs people of right to govern themselves

“The identification and protection of fundamental rights is an enduring part of the judicial duty to interpret the Constitution.” 

 also says states must recognize same-sex marriages entered into in other states.

No surprise: Kennedy writes opinion for , recognizing right to marry 

From SCOTUSBlog Holding: Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex.


: Consented to  determined no longer necessary when fit parent revokes consent 1.usa.gov/1KhaTGy

: Equitable division does not require court apply a mechanical formula; instead division is as appropriate bit.ly/1GNo9ih

: Trial court did not err in refusing to grant fault divorce by instead granting no-fault divorce bit.ly/1GNo9ih

: Imprisoned wife did not have constitutional right to appear at divorce trial in person bit.ly/1GNo9ih

 Legislature sends  to Governor for signature on 6/24/2015: bit.ly/1eKkJUw

How Your Hometown Affects Your Chances of  nyti.ms/1Jm5PR3

Three scenarios for same-sex marriage in Kansas, depending on ruling: bit.ly/1IzGv4u

: Kansas District Judges Association elects new officers: bit.ly/1K7rM59

: New filing fee for “dispositive motions” becomes effective July 1, 2015 regardless of motion title $195.00 bit.ly/1dcATEp

US District Judge Richard Rogers will mark 40-years on the federal bench, take senior status August 6 bit.ly/1Le3KWJ