Making it legal : a guide to same-sex marriage, domestic partnership & civil unions / Frederick C. Hertz with Emily Doskow.
Author: Hertz, Frederick.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 2011.
ISBN: 9781413313185 (pbk.)
Description: 275 p. ; 23 cm.
Subject: Same-sex marriage Law and legislation United States.
Civil unions Law and legislation United States.
Gay couples Legal status, laws, etc. United States.
Gay rights United States.
Divorce Law and legislation United States.
Estate planning United States.
Contents: A brief history of the same-sex marriage movement -- Same-sex marriage around the world and at home -- What it means to be married: the rules of marriage and divorce -- The real-life consequences of legal discrimination -- Marriage material -- Ten steps to a decision -- To prenup or not to prenup -- Avoiding the ugly gay divorce -- Estate planning for same-sex couples -- Legal change in action: how change happens and what to expect.
Summary: A guide to the past, present, and future of same-sex relationship laws in the U.S.