What is the current status of same sex marriage in New Jersey?
So, as of October 2013, same sex marriages are now legal in the State of New Jersey. So what many people wanna know is are domestic partnerships and civil unions going to be automatically converted into a same sex marriage and the short answer is no, they’re not going to. People need to be proactive if they wanna have those domestic partnerships and those civil unions converted, they need to go and they need to get that same sex marriage license.
Now understand that with same sex marriage, it’s going to be treated the same as a traditional marriage. Absolutely consider a prenuptial agreement, you wanna be mindful of your rights, your responsibilities and ultimately your obligations, protect yourself where it’s necessary. And with same sex marriage, it’s similarly treated as a traditional marriage when it comes to the divorce elements as well. So go and become educated and understand what lies ahead.