NY Divorce Laws: New York’s Marriage Equality Law (MEL)

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The New York Appellate Division, 2nd Department, based in Brooklyn, issued a ruling on November 15, asserting that New York’s Marriage Equality Law (MEL) should retroactively apply to a lesbian couple’s 2005 religious marriage ceremony. This decision influences the classification of assets acquired between the ceremony and the law’s effective date, July 24, 2011, as […]