Rabbi Larry is also a certified facilitator of the If you and your partner are joined in a civil union, and one of you has a child or you adopt a child together, you will both be the presumed parents of the child. If we get a civil union in New Jersey, should we sue to force our home state to recognize our union? But if your ex moves to a state that does recognize your civil union, you may not be off the hook. Complete the civil union license application form. But a civil union is not a marriage. Kristine Dyck.
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It is important to be aware, however, that New Jersey does have a residency requirement to bring a court proceeding to terminate a civil union, as with marriage. You also may want to consider whether entering into a marriage in Canada or another jurisdiction that permits same-sex couples to marry might provide your family with greater legal security in your home state NOTE: For example.
All Saints Church is a small, progressive parish with a vibrant wedding ministry located in Kearny, New Jersey.