civil unions

Civil Unions

Tax Problem for Illinois Civil Unions

Since civil unions aren’t recognized under federal law, civil-unioned couples in Illinois must file separate state tax returns.


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Tax Snarl in Civil Union Couples in Illinois

We’re one month into civil unions in Illinois, and a problem has been discovered.


Same sex celebration

St. Clair County Unites Same-Sex Couples

“I was just worrying that if we had a big back up that it was gonna take some time.”


Lesbian Wedding

Gay Couples Stand in Line for Civil Union Licenses

Hundreds of couples around Illinois stood in line early Wednesday as the new law went into effect.


File photo of a person placing a ring on another person's finger. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Civil Unions Begin Thursday in Illinois

Senior attorney Christopher Clark says no problems are expected with same-sex marriages.



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