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Old 10 December 2018, 10:58 AM
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Since they don't want to continue the first marriage as a same-sex-marriage, but want to enter into a new marriage as a same sex couple, couldn't they just divorce and than re-marry? What is the legal benefit of having the first marriage declared void instead of just ending it by divorce?

What is Australian divorce law like? Does a mutually agreed divorce come with legal or economical disadvantages?

ETA: Maybe it's more a problem of the laws about transgender? When you legally change your gender in Germany as a trans person, you can have all legal documents changed so they reflect your new gender and name. I believe - though I didn't look it up - that this extends to a marriage licence, at least since same sex marriages are legal here.

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