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Because the right to marry is of fundamental importance, it is a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendmen for a state law to bar marriage by noncustodial parents unless a court order finds that the child support is not in arrears and that the child(ren) will not become dependent on the State.
Bio note Terry Brooks Terry Brooks is formerly the director of the American Bar Association Division for Legal Services, and chief counsel to the ABA Standing Committee on Legal Aid & Indigent Defendants (SCLAID). Since 1988, he has lead the ABA staff department providing legal counsel, project management and logistical support for 10 standing committees … Read more
Bio note From: http://www.alexgulotta.com/about/ Alex Gulotta has more than thirty years of experience as a poverty law advocate and more than twenty years as an non-profit executive director. Alex is nationally recognized as a leader in the civil justice and anti-poverty movement. “Alex’s reputation as a determined, ethical, spirited, optimistic, creative and devoted equal justice … Read more