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Across our region, and indeed the nation, laws on parenting, inheritance, health care, and more are evolving. We look at the complex web of rules — federal, state, and local — that can affect unmarried couples, whether straight or gay.
- Fred Hertz co-author, "Making It Legal: A Guide to Same-Sex Marriage, Domestic Partnership, and Civil Unions" (NoLo)
- Nancy Polikoff Professor, American University's Washington College of Law; and author of "Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage: Valuing All Families under the Law" (Beacon Books)
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