Persons shall be eligible to enter into a civil union only if such persons both are:

(1) Not:

a. A party to a civil union with a different person;

b. A spouse in a marriage that is recognized as a marriage under Chapter 1 of this title; or

c. A party to a substantially similar legal relationship as a civil union such as, but not limited to, a domestic partnership, with a different person;

(2) At least 18 years of age;

(3) Of the same sex; and

(4) Not related to the other proposed party to the civil union, as provided in § 203 of this title.

78 Del. Laws, c. 22, § ?1

Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 202

  • Civil union: means a legal union between 2 individuals of the same sex established pursuant to this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 201
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • party to a civil union: means an individual who is a party to a civil union established pursuant to this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 201