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1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 122A.210:
(a) Domestic partners have the same rights, protections and benefits, and are subject to the same responsibilities, obligations and duties under law, whether derived from statutes, administrative regulations, court rules, government policies, common law or any other provisions or sources of law, as are granted to and imposed upon spouses.
(b) Former domestic partners have the same rights, protections and benefits, and are subject to the same responsibilities, obligations and duties under law, whether derived from statutes, administrative regulations, court rules, government policies, common law or any other provisions or sources of law, as are granted to and imposed upon former spouses.
(c) A surviving domestic partner, following the death of the other partner, has the same rights, protections and benefits, and is subject to the same responsibilities, obligations and duties under law, whether derived from statutes, administrative regulations, court rules, government policies, common law or any other provisions or sources of law, as are granted to and imposed upon a widow or a widower.
(d) The rights and obligations of domestic partners with respect to a child of either of them are the same as those of spouses. The rights and obligations of former or surviving domestic partners with respect to a child of either of them are the same as those of former or surviving spouses.
(e) To the extent that provisions of Nevada law adopt, refer to or rely upon provisions of federal law in a way that otherwise would cause domestic partners to be treated differently from spouses, domestic partners must be treated by Nevada law as if federal law recognized a domestic partnership in the same manner as Nevada law.
(f) Domestic partners have the same right to nondiscriminatory treatment as that provided to spouses.
(g) A public agency in this State shall not discriminate against any person or couple on the basis or ground that the person is a domestic partner rather than a spouse or that the couple are domestic partners rather than spouses.
(h) The provisions of this chapter do not preclude a public agency from exercising its regulatory authority to carry out laws providing rights to, or imposing responsibilities upon, domestic partners.
(i) Where necessary to protect the rights of domestic partners pursuant to this chapter, gender-specific terms referring to spouses must be construed to include domestic partners.
(j) For the purposes of the statutes, administrative regulations, court rules, government policies, common law and any other provision or source of law governing the rights, protections and benefits, and the responsibilities, obligations and duties of domestic partners in this State, as effectuated by the provisions of this chapter, with respect to:
(1) Community property;
(2) Mutual responsibility for debts to third parties;
(3) The right in particular circumstances of either partner to seek financial support from the other following the dissolution of the partnership; and
(4) Other rights and duties as between the partners concerning ownership of property,
Ê any reference to the date of a marriage shall be deemed to refer to the date of registration of the domestic partnership.
2. As used in this section, “public agency” means an agency, bureau, board, commission, department or division of the State of Nevada or a political subdivision of the State of Nevada.
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I live in Nevada & he lives in CA. He travels back & forth between the states. I have my own estates & bank accounts and he has his. We did not link or join financial in any way. Questions for you, If I declare Domestic Partnership then
(1) Am I obligate to file CA state taxes together with him eventhough I don't live in CA? Can we just file our own taxes separately as "single" person as we have been doing with no link of income/financial in any way?
(2) If I die, does he have legal rights to take over my estates right the way?
(3) If I die, does he have legal rights to have ssi benefits for windows/windowers?
(4) If I have a debt under my name BEFORE declaring Domestic Partnership, then can the creditor go after his own estates to pay for my debt?
(5) If I have a debt under my name AFTER declaring Domestic Partnership, then can the creditor go after his own estates to pay for my debt?
(6) AFTER declared Domestic Partnership, if I get into a car accident at my fault & I'm the driver, then does the other party, who involved in the car accident, have the rights to sue/go after my declared domestic partner's own estates to pay for the damages?
Last 2 questions:
1) Let's say that If we both notarized this Nevada form to declare our Domestic Partnership http://nvsos.gov/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=1192
but we have not had a chance to file at the Secretary of State of Nevada yet, is our Domestic Partnership still valid if i get into a car accident and die or in coma?
2) I heard someone said that we did not have to register our Domestic Partnership to make it official because as long as we live together for one year (or 6months? not sure) or more then automatically we are entitled to benefits of Domestic Partnership. Is this correct?
I found the Nevada form. Do you know where I can get the CA form to register Domestic Partnership?
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