Same sex marriage

Same sex couples are not permitted to marry in Australia, but same sex de facto relationships are legally recognised.

We can help answer your questions around same sex marriage, including:

  • How will an overseas same sex marriage be treated in Australia?
  • Will an overseas same sex marriage be recognised as a valid marriage, or be treated as a de facto relationship?
  • What if a same sex couple married overseas and living in Australia ends their relationship?  Can they obtain a divorce?
  • What law applies to property issues in such a case?

Make a time to talk to one of our lawyers about your situation.

Dimocks Family Lawyers

Level 1,17 Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Postal Address: GPO Box 3255, Sydney NSW 2001

Phone: (02) 9221 8390
Fax: (02) 9221 5282

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