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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
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The couple are waiting for a test case in the High Court in London to see if they are legally married.
It is described as the perfect setting for a wedding, which could come in handy if Spears, 22, and Federline, 26, turn out not to be legally married.
Walsh's attorney, Noah Kushlefsky, said the unspecified award was "no different than it would have been had they been legally married.
From coast to coast same-sex couples married in locations including Oregon, San Francisco, New York State, New Jersey, and New Mexico are caught in postmarital limbo and are now wondering how they're going to convince their employers, neighbors, and families they are legally married when ever, the courts are confused.
Jessica Strickland Goss was legally married to Tony Goss last month in the southern US state of Georgia when he was still 13.
The lawsuit comes in response to a rule change announced by the president last month, which grants paid time off to legally married same-sex couples, even if they are living in a state, like Texas, that does not recognize gay marriage.
DOMA has denied access to benefits, from Social Security to Medicare, even to legally married same-sex couples.
SORRY, SMITTY, BUT YOU'LL HAVE TO MAKE SOME CHANGES TO THIS ARTICLE ON LEGALLY MARRIED SAME-SEX COUPLES.
On the other hand, there are rumours that the estranged couple may not have ever been legally married as they have yet to file for divorce despite separating last year after six years of marriage.
In fact, I don't think she's legally married to anybody just yet, because she was out there filming for the X Factor's judges' house stage with Louis Walsh.
Jonnydoo: Iconic potter--Top Design-er Jonathan Adler and Barneys creative director-writer Simon Doonan have been a couple for 15 years and were legally married in 2008.
It does not guarantee any rights or mean a couple is legally married, but supporters say it would cultivate a gay-friendly image for Cleveland and perhaps help domestic partners obtain benefits, such as health care.