Massachusetts is the only state to permit same-sex marriages.  So what happens when the residents of another state go to Massachusetts, get married, and then decide to get divorced.  Because the couple lives in another state, there is no jurisdiction over the divorce in that state.  So will the parties’ home state take juridiction over the divorce.

The Rhode Island courts now must decide that issue.  Stay tuned.

To read more about this issue, see the article on CNN