Laws about domestic partnerships

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    Laws about domestic partnerships

    What are the penalties for being married in one state and having a domestic partnership in another? The marriage is currently in divorce proceedings and awaiting finalization in PA, and the domestic partnership is in New York City.


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    I assume you mean the marriage is to 1 person, and the domestic partnership is with another person?
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    It sounds like you have perpetuated fraud by claiming the right of DP illegally. If you read the rules, you will see a partnership cannot exist if one is married.

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    Generally, and for you and your partner's protection. Get the PA divorce finalized before you clam a Domestic Partnership in NYC.


 

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