The section on family law covers marriage of samesex couples, adoption, custody and visitation, domestic violence, and other legal protections for samesex couples. Print
Feb 06, 2004 While the Ohio governor has signed a bill banning samesex marriage in his state, four of the seven justices of the Massachusetts Supreme Court have
Section 36: Registering marriages that took place outside of Massachusetts. Forms. One Day Marriage Designation, Secretary of the Commonwealth. Use to have a friend or family member perform the ceremony. Out of state NonResident Clergy Petition to Solemnize Marriage, Secretary of the Commonwealth. Marriage Without Delay
The lead plaintiffs in the case that first legalized samesex marriage legal strategy that saved samesex marriage Massachusetts introduced us to gay marriage.
May 17, 2015 Watch video Samesex marriage is so yesterday in Massachusetts. These days, the earliest pioneers in gay and lesbian matrimony are showing the nation how to raise kids
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On May 17, 2004, the debate over gay marriage in Massachusetts finally ended. Massachusetts made history on a grand scale by becoming the
May 18, 2004: Mass. marks first day of legalized samesex marriage More than 1, 000 gay and lesbian couples streamed into city and town halls across the state yesterday seeking licenses to marry, as Massachusetts marked the first day of
Jun 26, 2013 MASSACHUSETTS In 2003, Massachusetts became the first state to allow gay marriage after its highest court ruled the states ban violated the constitutional rights of samesex couples. CONNECTICUT In 2008, the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling and found that samesex couples had a constitutional
Nov 18, 2003 SJC: Gay marriage legal in Mass. Court gives the state six months to comply with ruling. Massachusetts court rules ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional