A judge in York County has issued a landmark court ruling for South Carolina and other states with common law marriage that said a same-sex couple had a common law marriage. The ruling states the marriage is retroactive for the last three decades that a couple was together because the former ban on gay marriage was illegal and unconstitutional. Andrew Dys adys@heraldonline.com
A judge in York County has issued a landmark court ruling for South Carolina and other states with common law marriage that said a same-sex couple had a common law marriage. The ruling states the marriage is retroactive for the last three decades that a couple was together because the former ban on gay marriage was illegal and unconstitutional. Andrew Dys adys@heraldonline.com

Same-sex legal groundbreaker: Judge says Rock Hill couple married in S.C. for decades

March 19, 2017 7:12 PM