If you have children and you die without a will, your spouse will inherit half of your possessions and the other half will be divided amongst your children. Attempts to add language banning same-sex marriage to the State Constitution have not been successful. Marriage laws are changing at a rapid pace, so you should consult the laws of the state where you move to determine whether that state will recognize your Illinois marriage.
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Copley News Service. Under federal law, your surviving spouse will be treated just like a spouse in a different-sex marriage. Representatives of Equality Illinois and other advocacy groups met with Rauner Friday for the first time since he took office in January.
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District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a suit by Illinois pastors as nonjusticiable, ruling that pastors are not subject to the Illinois conversion therapy ban because private religious counseling is not "trade or commerce.