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This article summarizes the same-sex marriage laws of states in the United States. Via the case Obergefell v. Hodges on June 26, , the Supreme Court of the United States legalized same-sex marriage in a decision that applies nationwide, with the possible exception of American Samoa and some tribal nations. In November , Nevada became the first state to repeal its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. As of same-sex marriage is now federally legal in all 50 states due to a ruling from the Supreme Court.
Marital and domestic relations - Chapter 1. Marriage, recognition thereof, between persons of the same sex prohibited. Marriage is inherently a unique relationship between a man and a woman. As a matter of public policy, this state has a special interest in encouraging, supporting, and protecting the unique relationship in order to promote, among other goals, the stability and welfare of society and its children. A marriage contracted between individuals of the same sex is invalid in this state.
Marriage is a sacred covenant, solemnized between a man and a woman, which, when the legal capacity and consent of both parties is present, establishes their relationship as husband and wife, and which is recognized by the state as a civil contract. The State of Alabama shall not recognize as valid any marriage of parties of the same sex that occurred or was alleged to have occurred as a result of the law of any jurisdiction regardless of whether a marriage was issued.
The State of Alabama shall not recognize as valid any common law marriage of parties of the same sex. A union replicating marriage of or between persons of the same sex in the State of Alabama or in any other jurisdiction shall be considered and treated in all respects as having no legal force or effect in this state and shall not be recognized by this state as a marriage or other union replicating marriage.
To be valid or recognized in this State, a marriage may exist only between one man and one woman. Section Same-sex marriage: a A marriage entered into by persons of the same sex, either under common law or under statute, that is recognized by another state or foreign jurisdiction is void in this state, and contractual rights granted by virtue of the marriage, including its termination, are unenforceable in this state.
Marriage Section 1. Only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in this state. A marriage between persons of the same sex is void and prohibited. Section 1. Marriage consists only of the union of one man and one woman. Section 2. Marital status. Legal status for unmarried persons which is identical or substantially similar to marital status shall not be valid or recognized in Arkansas, except that the legislature may recognize a common law marriage from another state between a man and a woman.
Same sex marriage void Marriage shall be only between a man and a woman. A marriage between persons of the same sex is void. Validity of foreign marriages a All marriages contracted outside this state which would be valid by the laws of the state or country in which the marriages were consummated and in which the parties then actually resided shall be valid in all the courts in this state.
not issued to persons under age or to persons of the same sex. No shall be issued to persons to marry another person of the same sex and no same-sex marriage shall be recognized as entitled to the benefits of marriage. Any marriage entered into by persons of the same sex, where a marriage is issued by another state or by a foreign jurisdiction, shall be void in Arkansas and any contractual or other rights granted by virtue of that , including its termination, shall be unenforceable in the Arkansas courts.
Section 7. Consent alone does not constitute marriage. Consent must be followed by the issuance of a and solemnization as authorized by this division, except as provided by Section and Part 4 commencing with Section Marriage defined.
Marriage issued. No county court judge or clerk of the circuit court in this state shall issue a for the marriage of any person … unless one party is a male and the other party is a female. Marriages between persons of the same sex 1 Marriages between persons of the same sex entered into in any jurisdiction, whether within or outside the State of Florida, the United States, or any other jurisdiction, either domestic or foreign, or any other place or location, or relationships between persons of the same sex which are treated as marriages in any jurisdiction, whether within or outside the State of Florida, the United States, or any other jurisdiction, either domestic or foreign, or any other place or location, are not recognized for any purpose in this state.
Paragraph I. Recognition of marriage. Marriages between persons of the same sex are prohibited in this state. This state shall not give effect to any public act, record, or judicial proceeding of any other state or jurisdiction respecting a relationship between persons of the same sex that is treated as a marriage under the laws of such other state or jurisdiction.
The courts of this state shall have no jurisdiction to grant a divorce or separate maintenance with respect to any such relationship or otherwise to consider or rule on any of the parties' respective rights arising as a result of or in connection with such relationship.
Any marriage entered into by persons of the same sex pursuant to a marriage issued by another state or foreign jurisdiction or otherwise shall be void in this state. Any contractual rights granted by virtue of such shall be unenforceable in the courts of this state and the courts of this state shall have no jurisdiction whatsoever under any circumstances to grant a divorce or separate maintenance with respect to such marriage or otherwise to consider or rule on any of the parties' respective rights arising as a result of or in connection with such marriage.
When necessary to implement the rights, benefits, protections, and responsibilities of spouses under the laws of this State, all gender-specific terminology, such as "husband", "wife", "widow", "widower", or similar terms, shall be construed in a gender-neutral manner. This interpretation shall apply to all sources of law, including statutes, administrative rules, court decisions, common law, or any other source of law.
Any law of this State that refers to, adopts, or relies upon federal law shall apply to all marriages recognized under the laws of this State as if federal law recognized such marriages in the same manner as the laws of this State so that all marriages receive equal treatment. In order to make valid the marriage contract, which shall be permitted between two individuals without regard to gender, it shall be necessary that:.
Marriages between two individuals regardless of gender and legal where contracted shall be held legal in the courts of this State. A marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state. Recognition of foreign or out-of-state marriages All marriages contracted without this state, which would be valid by the laws of the state or country in which the same were contracted, are valid in this state, unless they violate the public policy of this state.
Marriages that violate the public policy of this state include, but are not limited to, same-sex marriages, and marriages entered into under the laws of another state or country with the intent to evade the prohibitions of the marriage laws of this state. Texts: Illinois Compiled Statutes. A marriage between any two 2 adults d, solemnized and registered as provided in this Act is valid in this State. Same sex marriages prohibited a Only a female may marry a male. Only a male may marry a female.
Gender — age. Only a marriage between a male and a female is valid. Foreign marriages — validity. A marriage which is solemnized in any other state, territory, country, or any foreign jurisdiction which is valid in that state, territory, country, or other foreign jurisdiction, is valid in this state if the parties meet the requirements for validity pursuant to section Marriage shall be constituted by one man and one woman only.
All other marriages are declared to be contrary to the public policy of this state and are void. The marriage contract is to be considered in law as a civil contract between two parties who are of opposite sex. The consent of the parties is essential. The marriage ceremony may be regarded either as a civil ceremony or as a religious sacrament, but the marriage relation shall only be entered into, maintained or abrogated as provided by law.
All marriages contracted without this state, which would be valid by the laws of the country in which the same were contracted, shall be valid in all courts and places in this state. It is the strong public policy of this state only to recognize as valid marriages from other states that are between a man and a woman. Only a marriage between one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in Kentucky. A legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals shall not be valid or recognized. As used and recognized in the law of the Commonwealth, "marriage" refers only to the civil status, condition, or relation of one 1 man and one 1 woman united in law for life, for the discharge to each other and the community of the duties legally incumbent upon those whose association is founded on the distinction of sex.
Marriage in the state of Louisiana shall consist only of the union of one man and one woman. No official or court of the state of Louisiana shall construe this constitution or any state law to require that marriage or the legal incidents thereof be conferred upon any member of a union other than the union of one man and one woman.
No official or court of the state of Louisiana shall recognize any marriage contracted in any other jurisdiction which is not the union of one man and one woman. Article Impediment of same sex Persons of the same sex may not contract marriage with each other. A purported marriage between persons of the same sex contracted in another state shall be governed by the provisions of Title II of Book IV of the Civil Code. A purported marriage between parties of the same sex does not produce any civil effects. A marriage that is valid in the state where contracted, or in the state where the parties were first domiciled as husband and wife, shall be treated as a valid marriage unless to do so would violate a strong public policy of the state whose law is applicable to the particular issue under Article A purported marriage between persons of the same sex violates a strong public policy of the state of Louisiana and such a marriage contracted in another state shall not be recognized in this state for any purpose, including the assertion of any right or claim as a result of the purported marriage.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows: Sec. Marriage is the legally recognized union of 2 people. Gender-specific terms relating to the marital relationship or familial relationships, including, but not limited to, "spouse," "family," "marriage," "immediate family," "dependent," "next of kin," "bride," "groom," "husband," "wife," "widow" and "widower," must be construed to be gender-neutral for all purposes throughout the law, whether in the context of statute, administrative or court rule, policy, common law or any other source of civil law.
A marriage of a same-sex couple that is validly d and certified in another jurisdiction is recognized for all purposes under the laws of this State. The parties wishing to record notice of their intentions of marriage shall submit an application for recording notice of their intentions of marriage. The application may be issued to any 2 persons otherwise qualified under this chapter regardless of the sex of each person.
The application must include a ed certification that the information recorded on the application is correct and that the applicant is free to marry according to the laws of this State. The applicant's ature must be acknowledged before an official authorized to take oaths. Applications recording notice of intentions to marry must be open for public inspection in the office of the clerk.
When the application is submitted, the applicant shall provide the clerk with the social security s of the parties. The application must include a statement that the social security s of the parties have been provided to the clerk. The clerk shall record the social security s provided by each applicant.
The record of the social security s is confidential and is not open for public inspection. Affirmation of religious freedom. This Part does not authorize any court or other state or local governmental body, entity, agency or commission to compel, prevent or interfere in any way with any religious institution's religious doctrine, policy, teaching or solemnization of marriage within that particular religious faith's tradition as guaranteed by the Maine Constitution, Article 1, Section 3 or the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.
A person authorized to persons in marriage and who fails or refuses to persons in marriage is not subject to any fine or other penalty for such failure or refusal. To secure and preserve the benefits of marriage for our society and for future generations of children, the union of one man and one woman in marriage shall be the only agreement recognized as a marriage or similar union for any purpose. As a matter of public policy, this state has a special interest in encouraging, supporting, and protecting that unique relationship in order to promote, among other goals, the stability and welfare of society and its children.
A civil marriage, so far as its validity in law is concerned, is a civil contract between two persons, to which the consent of the parties, capable in law of contracting, is essential. Marriage may take place and may be valid under the laws of this State only between a man and a woman.
A marriage in another State or foreign jurisdiction between persons of the same gender, regardless of when the marriage took place, may not be recognized in this State and is void and unenforceable under the laws of this State. Any marriage between persons of the same gender that is valid in another jurisdiction does not constitute a legal or valid marriage in Mississippi.
Marriage, validity and recognition. That to be valid and recognized in this state, a marriage shall exist only between a man and a woman. Public policy, same sex marriages prohibited— may not be issued. It is the public policy of this state to recognize marriage only between a man and a woman. Any purported marriage not between a man and a woman is invalid.Sex partners in Tennessee mo
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