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Vermont Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1202

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1202

  • Civil union: means that two eligible persons have established a relationship pursuant to this chapter, and may receive the benefits and protections and be subject to the responsibilities of spouses. See
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See

§ 1202. Requisites of a valid civil union

For a civil union to be established in Vermont, it shall be necessary that the parties to a civil union satisfy all of the following criteria:

(1) not be a party to another civil union or a marriage;

(2) be of the same sex;

(3) meet the criteria and obligations set forth in 18 Vt. Stat. Ann. chapter 106. (Added 1999, No. 91 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; amended 2009, No. 3, § 6, eff. Sept. 1, 2009.)

Vermont Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1202

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1202

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Law: includes decisional and statutory law and rules and regulations having the force of law. See
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. See
  • Support order: means a judgment, decree, order, decision, or directive whether temporary, final, or subject to modification, issued in a state or foreign country for the benefit of a child, a spouse, or a former spouse, which provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages, retroactive support, or reimbursement for financial assistance provided to an individual obligee in place of child support. See
  • Tribunal: means a court, administrative agency, or quasi-judicial entity authorized to establish, enforce, or modify support orders or to determine parentage of a child. See

§ 1202. Duration of personal jurisdiction

Personal jurisdiction acquired by a tribunal of this State in a proceeding under this title or other law of this State relating to a support order continues as long as a tribunal of this State has continuing exclusive jurisdiction to modify its order or continuing jurisdiction to enforce its order as provided by sections 1205, 1206, and 1211 of this title. (Added 2015, No. 16, § 2, eff. June 1, 2015.)