Retrieved 20 April Baja California Sur. High-income couples with two working spouses will probably pay more. Attempts to give equal rights to registered partners or to legalize same-sex marriage began in Springafter the Greek Minister of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights announced that a bill was to be introduced to the Hellenic Parliament in order to regulate civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples, but refused to include provisions for same-sex couples as well.
Legal status of same-sex unions. The effort to constitutionally limit marriage to heterosexual couples failed in the Massachusetts legislature last June, but on a national basis, Gallup finds Americans evenly divided.
Namespaces Article Talk. Archived from the original on 15 January I tried to sketch out what would be at stake for one of the first gay couples that I interviewed for The Times, back when we started tracking all the extra costs and legal complications that gay couples face.
Our award-winning editors and reporters create honest and accurate content to help you make the right financial decisions. Perry on December 7, and a decision was issued on June 26, The act amended the Civil Code to define marriage as "a personal relation arising out of a civil contract between a man and a woman, to which the consent of the parties capable of making that contract is necessary.
Internal Revenue Service. See also: Same-sex marriage legislation in the United States. Can military family get capital gains home-sale tax break? March 18, Archived from the original on 27 October
Category Portal. For a couple of years now, we have been collecting information on what domestic partner benefits companies offer to their gay and lesbian employees. The Court gave Parliament one year to change the laws, or same-sex marriage would be legalized by default.