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Professor Blumberg Comments on California Supreme Court Case on Marriage in Mercury News Article
May 5, 2013 -- Professor Grace Ganz Blumberg commented on whether a spouse who has a "good faith belief" she is truly married can sue if it turns out that technically she is not. Her comments appear in a San Jose Mercury-News article.
Grace Ganz Blumberg, a UCLA law professor who filed a friend-of-the-court brief on Ceja's side, said the case boils down to common sense. She said the Supreme Court simply needs to make it clear that someone in Ceja's circumstance is treated as legally married.
"People who get married aren't lawyers," said Blumberg, a family law expert. "We don't want people to jump through legal hoops for something that is very basic."
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