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I Now Pronounce You Man and Whatever

Michael Laurin of Phoenix, Ariz., and his new wife, Michelle Lacey, apparently didn’t look very closely at their marriage license before they married, and neither did the two witnesses or the two court officials who also signed it. Both Laurin and Lacey, who are in their 60s, are listed on the form as “groom” — same-sex marriage is legally recognized in Arizona. Lacey is Canadian, and the mixup is holding up her legal residency in the U.S. “It’s going to be a hassle dealing with immigration,” Lacey said. “I have to come back down there, which to me is insane,” she says, and they have to pay $319 in court fees to amend the license. (RC/KTVK Phoenix) ...Always read important documents before signing.
Original Publication Date: 27 December 2015
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