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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 15 : Domestic Relations

Chapter 023 : Civil Unions

(Cite as: 15 V.S.A. § 1202)
  • § 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 V.S.A. chapter 106. (Added 1999, No. 91 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; amended 2009, No. 3, § 6, eff. Sept. 1, 2009.)