Making it Legal - Whether or Not You're Tying the Knot

Making it Legal - Whether or Not You're Tying the Knot

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.

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.

Guests

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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