New York Domestic Relations Law (DOM)
- Article 3 (10-25) Marriages - Section 10 ..."A marriage that is otherwise valid shall be valid regardless of whether the parties to the marriage are of the same or different sex.
- Article 7 (109-117) Adoptions - Section 109 ...."allows unmarried adult intimate partners to adopt a child." On June 24, 2011, the Legislature passed and the Governor signed into law the Marriage Equality Act, which grants same-sex couples the right to marry in New York State."
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