Retrieved December 9, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, under the provisions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act or DOMA, same-sex couples in civil unions and domestic partnerships did not have any right or entitlement to the 1, rights that a married couple has under federal law. Archived from the original on October 21, Retrieved July 21, The Court avoided the question of what to call the legal status, leaving that to, as the majority stated, the "crucible of the democratic process.
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LGBT Family Law
In JanuaryGovernor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill requiring public schools in the state to teach about "the political, economic and social contributions of individuals who are [LGBT]". The Civil Union Act came into effect on February 19, Retrieved July 21, Please enter your email address. Legal fees can be expensive. For the comparison standards employed by Super Lawyers, please visit superlawyers. New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination was amended in to include "affectional or sexual orientation" and in to include "gender identity and expression" as prohibited categories of discrimination.
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