New York Birth Certificate Law: May 29, Ferraraa partner and Steve's co-director of the Matrimonial Law Department, agrees and suggests that "Education is the most important resource available, whether for same sex couples or heterosexual couples. Search for attorneys, practice areas or publications. Same-sex marriage has been legal statewide sincewith some cities recognizing domestic partnerships between same-sex couples since The Capitol. July 25,
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McDonald of the capital region. The Appellate Division reversed a trial judge's ruling in that Monroe Community College did not have to extend health benefits to an employee's same-sex spouse. On May 29,Governor David Paterson directed all New York State agencies to begin to revise their policies and regulations to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions. Kathleen Rice, the Nassau County District Attorney who ran as a tough, law-and-order attorney general candidate last year, is warning clerks they could face "criminal prosecution" if they refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples after July
In latebefore the January expiration of his term as governor, David Paterson reached out to members of the New York State Senate in an attempt to gauge support for the passage of same-sex marriage legislation during a lame-duck session of the Legislature; however, the Governor came to the conclusion that passage of the bill during the lame-duck session was not feasible.