Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Mothers' Names On Marriage Certificates

From The Guardian:

Mothers’ names could be added to marriage certificates for the first time if a cross-party group of MPs succeed in changing the wording on the documents, which campaigners say are no longer fit for modern times.

Marriage certificates only list the fathers of the people getting married, which the government has previously resisted changing on cost grounds.

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