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You No Longer Have to be Married to get a Divorce

Illinois law makers have passed a new law that allows unmarried couples to enter into a civil union that gives them the same rights and obligations they would have if they were married.

Going into effect on June 1, 2011, the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act allows two persons, either of the same or opposite sex, to enter into a civil union and enjoy the same benefits that Illinois affords to married couples. Continue reading You No Longer Have to be Married to get a Divorce