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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
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He went on: "My brother who lives in the US is Beatrice's legal husband, having married and paid her dowry under the Luo customary laws." Mrs Ondiek however, insisted she was legally married to the late bishop.
Eldoret resident magistrate Diana Milimo ruled that documents and evidence presented in court indicated that Mutoro and Florence were legally married.
Glasgow Commonwealth Games sprinter Craig Burns and athlete Luke Sullivan got legally married just as the clock struck midnight in front of their family and friends.
Michael McConnell and Jack Baker are the first legally married gay couple in the United States.
The couple had their adoption dissolved and legally married a month after the Supreme Court ruling.
But it was Richard Dowling and Cormac Gollogly who made it up the aisle before everyone else at 8.30am to become Ireland's first legally married gay couple.
Windsor, which said that same-sex couples legally married in jurisdictions that authorize same-sex marriage will be treated as married for federal tax purposes.
That change was intended to grant time off to legally married same-sex couples, even if they lived in a state like Texas that at the time did not recognize same-sex marriage.
Indiana's University of Notre Dame also announced in October that it will offer benefits to all legally married spouses of employees.
Under guidance issued by the IRS, administrators of qualified retirement plans must recognize the same-sex spouses of legally married participants as of June 26, 2013, but are not required to amend their plans to retroactively recognize participants' legal same-sex marriages before that date.