Careful planning with regard to wills and trusts is still necessary to ensure the best protection for your estate and beneficiaries. Retrieved July 3, As of June 1,all county clerks in Illinois issue civil union licenses. Buzz Feed. Section 3 of DOMA upended longstanding federal deference to state determinations of marriage and spouse in both intact marriages and upon termination by dissolution or death, precluding federal recognition of valid same-sex relationships and resulting in unavoidable discrimination and substantial penalties for these relationships, primarily in the inability to obtain the same benefits otherwise available to parties whose marriage is or was recognized under federal law.
Afterward, certified copies of your marriage certificate will be available for order from the same county clerk's office. Jackson County 60, population. Retrieved February 17, Issued documents Once your application has been accepted and fee paid, the county clerk will copy a subset of your information onto a blank marriage license and certificate form.
Some county clerks will want to see documentary evidence that your last marriage or civil union ended, such as a certified copy of a divorce decree, annulment, dissolution, or death certificate.
Residency is a nonfactor; it neither impacts the price nor procedure. Hamilton County 8, population. If the judge ultimately agrees that marriage would be in your best interest, you will be granted a court order that authorizes the county clerk to issue you a license to marry.
Affidavit from the mother asserting that she's pregnant or has given birth.
See also Same-sex union legislation Same-sex union court cases Timeline of same-sex marriage Recognition of same-sex unions in Africa Recognition of same-sex unions in Asia Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe Recognition of same-sex unions in the Americas Recognition of same-sex unions in Oceania Marriage privatization Divorce of same-sex couples Domestic partnership Military policy Adoption Listings by country LGBT rights by country or territory.
In last year's ruling in United States v. That marriage will be effective from the date of their original civil union.