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<br /> www.texaslawyer.com<br /> OCTOBER 12, 2009 • VOL. 25 • NO. 28 • $9.00<br /> MAN’S FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO DIVORCE HUSBAND<br /> J.B., a Dallas man seeking to divorce his same-sex<br /> partner in Texas, and his attorney could not be more<br /> pleased about 302nd District Judge Tena Callahan’s<br /> Oct. 1 order in which she found her court could hear<br /> the case even though J.B. and his husband were mar-<br /> ried in Massachusetts, a state that allows gay marriage.<br /> But they are not so happy about comments that Ken<br /> Upton, senior staff attorney for Lambda Legal in Dallas, a<br /> national nonprofit gay rights law firm, made earlier this year<br /> about J.B.’s case, says Peter Schulte, J.B.’s attorney.<br /> In the Matter of the Marriage of J.B. and H.B. made<br /> by MARY ALICE ROBBINS national news recently because in her order Call<a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=1"> www.texaslawyer.com OCTOBER 12, 20</a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=2"> 1MFBTF+PJO6TGPSUIF Extraordinary D@EFI@K@<J in T</a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=3"> OCTOBER 12, 2009 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=4"> 4 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=5"> OCTOBER 12, 2009 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=6"> 6 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=7"> OCTOBER 12, 2009 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=8"> 8 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=9"> OCTOBER 12, 2009 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=10"> 10 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=11"> OCTOBER 12, 2009 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=12"> 12 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=13"> OcTObER12,20093 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=14"> 14 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=15"> OcTObER12,20093 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=16"> 16 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=17"> OCTOBER 12, 2009 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=18"> 18 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=19"> OCTOBER 12, 2009 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=20"> 20 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=21"> OCTOBER 12, 2009 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=22"> 22 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=23"> OCTOBER 12, 2009 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=24"> 24 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=25"> OCTOBER 12, 2009 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=26"> 26 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=27"> OCTOBER 12, 2009 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 2009 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70072123?page=28"> How will you make your Mark? d A F </a>