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Vermont Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1203

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1203

  • Foreign country: means a country, including a political subdivision thereof, other than the U. See
  • Initiating tribunal: means the tribunal of a state or foreign country from which a petition or comparable pleading is forwarded or in which a petition or comparable pleading is filed for forwarding to another state or foreign country. See
  • Responding tribunal: means the authorized tribunal in a responding state or foreign country. See
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. 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

§ 1203. Initiating and responding tribunal

Under this title, a tribunal of this State may serve as an initiating tribunal to forward proceedings to a tribunal of another state, and as a responding tribunal for proceedings initiated in another state or foreign country. (Added 2015, No. 16, § 2, eff. June 1, 2015.)

Vermont Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1203

§ 1203. Person shall not enter a civil union with a relative

(a) A woman shall not enter a civil union with her mother, grandmother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, brother’s daughter, sister’s daughter, father’s sister, or mother’s sister.

(b) A man shall not enter a civil union with his father, grandfather, son, grandson, brother, brother’s son, sister’s son, father’s brother, or mother’s brother.

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1203

  • 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
  • Person: shall include any natural person, corporation, municipality, the State of Vermont or any department, agency, or subdivision of the State, and any partnership, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See

(c) A civil union between persons prohibited from entering a civil union in subsection (a) or (b) of this section is void. (Added 1999, No. 91 (Adj. Sess.), § 3.)