Obama also called Obergefell with congratulations. Hodgessame-sex spouses have a fundamental right to file for divorce in Ohio. Same-sex marriage is legal in the U. Registered foreign marriages confer limited rights.
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To schedule a free consultation, contact our Cleveland law offices at or send us an email today. Retrieved November 6, On February 6,Governor Bob Taft signed the bill into law. With the ruling, the court invalidated a ban against same-sex marriage approved by Ohio voters in The organization was counsel in the Henry v.
He stayed general enforcement of his ruling, but ordered the state to recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages for completing death certificates in all cases and for four birth certificates.
InFreedomOhio and Equality Ohio sought state officials' approval of a ballot initiative that would replace the constitutional amendment and allow same-sex marriage. Failing to do so means you will have to apply for a new license and pay the same fee. However, the state no longer allows them to be formed.
In Ohio, it is officially called a "certified marriage abstract. A Cincinnati same-sex couple filed a lawsuit, Obergefell v. Archived from the original on June 27,
Lawyers for the Ohio plaintiffs described the "daily hardships and indignities imposed by the unconstitutional refusal of states like Ohio to recognize these couples' marriages. See All States. Enlarge this image.