Thursday, August 5, 2010

Same sex ruling: County cannot offer services until judgment is final

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

August 4, 2010 Contacts:
Marcia Ventura (562) 462-2726
or Eileen Shea (562)
Today, Judge Vaughn R. Walker issued the ruling in the Same-Sex Marriage
case entitled Perry v. Schwarzenegger, Case No. C 09-2292VRW, in which
he found Proposition 8 to be unconstitutional. Please be advised that
the final entry of the judgment has been stayed by order of the Court
(Order granting stay attached). The stay of the entry of the judgment
will remain in effect until a motion to stay pending appeal has been
resolved. Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan said that "the
RR/CC will comply with the orders of the court, and as such are unable
to expand our services to same sex couples until entry of the final
judgment. We will continue to monitor any new developments and will
take immediate action to implement the Court's ruling once it becomes

Full text of the Court Order is provided at the following link:

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