How to Get Married in Connecticut
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CIVIL UNIONS IN CONNECTICUT IN THE AGE OF MARRIAGE
SAME-SEX COUPLES WHO ARE ALREADY MARRIED OR HAVE A
CIVIL UNION OR DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP
WHAT ARE SOME THINGS WE SHOULD CONSIDER BEFORE
ENTERING INTO A MARRIAGE OR CIVIL UNION?
WHAT PROTECTIONS DO WE GAIN FROM A MARRIAGE OR CIVIL
UNION IN CONNECTICUT?
RESPECT FOR YOUR CONNECTICUT MARRIAGE
HOW WILL A MARRIAGE OR CIVIL UNION AFFECT MY
WILL I BE ABLE TO GET HEALTH INSURANCE FROM MY
EMPLOYER FOR MY CONNECTICUT SAME-SEX SPOUSE?
CAN A MARRIED OR CIVIL UNION SAME-SEX COUPLE IN
CONNECTICUT FILE A JOINT TAX RETURN?
HOW DO I GET OUT OF A MARRIAGE OR CIVIL UNION IN
WHAT LEGAL PROTECTIONS CAN SAME-SEX COUPLES ACQUIRE
IN CONNECTICUT WITHOUT ENTERING INTO A MARRIAGE OR CIVIL
On October 10, 2008, Connecticut’s Supreme Court ruled that the state can
no longer bar gay and lesbian couples from marrying. Connecticut became
the third state, after Massachusetts and California, in which same-sex couples
can wed (however, because of the passage of California Propostion 8 on
November 4, 2008, same-sex couples can no longer marry in that state). This
decision was the