N.J. same-sex couples looking for a civil union ‘dissolution’ find it’s harder than ‘divorce’

Star Ledger (NJ)
December 31, 2009
Despite the fact that civil union dissolution proceedings are supposed to be the same as divorce under New Jersey law, gay and lesbian couples face a great deal of confusion and uncertainty when dissolving a civil union. The way it plays out in real life makes civil unions unequal both in establishing legally committed relationships and ending them. [Link]