The Civil Union Act | Execution & Preparation of Real Estate Doc’s

Jun 23, 2011 by

The Civil Union Act establishes procedures for the creation and dissolution of civil unions and is intended to provide persons entering into a civil union with the obligations, responsibilities, protections, and benefits afforded or recognized by the law to spouses. 

The passage of the Civil Union Act brings many new challenges to real estate practitioners. For example: How should parties to a civil union be described in deeds and other documents? How should the issue of homestead be addressed in these documents? Can parties to a civil union own their home as tenants by the entirety, and if so, how should they be described in the deed?

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