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Bowie Same-Sex Marriage Lawyers

Knowledgeable Practitioners Of Same-Sex Family Law

Same-sex marriage is legal in Maryland beginning January 1, 2013. The Civil Marriage Protection Act allows same-sex couples to obtain a civil marriage license. The law likewise protects religious institutions that don't wish performing marriages in violation of their doctrine.

This law was validated by Maryland voters in the November of 2012, making our state one of the first to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote.

Bowie Same-Sex Marriage Attorneys

The effect of the law is that many people who were denied certain civil rights are now exercising them. Along with marriage comes a full set of legal issues that some couples must now deal with. The lawyers at Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, LLC, are knowledgeable about all the issues that now apply to same-sex couples:

Maryland Same-Sex Family Law Attorney

Though the state has shown leadership in the area of gay and lesbian rights, federal limitations remain in place. Same-sex couples are not allowed to file federal income taxes jointly, or to receive Social Security survivors' benefits.

But the Maryland experience will be of interest nationally as we expand this natural civil right to all citizens. RGPH is proud to be a leader in this area.

New rights create new problems. If you are dealing with family legal issues in the wake of the Civil Marriage Protection Act, call the Bowie same-sex marriage attorneys at Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, at any of these three numbers:

  • 24-hour hotline: 240-893-RGPH (240-893-7474)
  • Local office number: 301-850-7349
  • Toll-free number: 800-237-3137

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Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, LLC
17251 Melford Boulevard, Suite 108
Bowie, MD 20715

Phone: 301-850-7349
24 Hour Hotline: 240-893-7474 (240-893-RGPH)
Toll Free: 800-237-3137
Fax: 240-206-9207
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Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, LLC
11 North Washington Street, Suite 530
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 301-850-7349
Fax: 240-206-9207
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The firm of Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, LLC, practices law in Bowie, Maryland. It works with clients in the cities of Bowie, Columbia, Annapolis, Crofton, Upper Marlboro, Odenton, Glenn Dale, La Plata, Dunkirk, Prince Frederick, Severna Park, Hyattsville, Clinton, Silver Spring and Forestville, and in these counties: Prince George's County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, St. Mary's County, Charles County and Montgomery County.
 

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