Come to a JP Conference
Remember to sign up for one of three morning meetings for JPs this fall.
They are in Connecticut but out-of-state JPs are also welcome. Here are the dates and locations:
Saturday, Oct. 24 Griswold CT
Saturday, Oct. 31 Barkhamsted CT
Saturday, Nov. 7 Weston CT
Admission is $30
for jpUS members, $35 for non-members, which
includes continental breakfast, gifts and the program.
Get more details
and sign up here.
Another Reminder: CT License Law Changes
Couples must now obtain their marriage license in the town where the marriage is to take
place. No longer will they have the option of getting
the license in their home town (unless it's one and the
same). We'll discuss the reasons for this change at the
, Malden MA JP, writes:
"While I have married many couples at
have never married three couples there all in the same day. But
09/09/09 was a very meaningful day for Sox lovers to get married at
Fenway: one couple flew in from California, one from
Pennsylvania, and one lived here in Boston."
Yet Another Blog by a JP
The focus of Leo Canty's
blog (Windsor CT JP)
is "working people and workplace issues" but
occasionally touches on being a JP. In this recent post
about health insurance, he discusses the need for health
insurance as a growing reason to get married. "Don’t do
it for love. Do it for a plan."
Connecticut@Work - http://ctatwork.blogspot.com/
ME and WA Weigh Rights of Same-Sex
On November 3, 2009, voters in
Maine and Washington will consider referenda on
recent legislation that protects same-sex
couples. In Maine, which in May became the
fifth state to pass a
marriage equality law (and
the first not to be spurred by a prior court ruling),
a Yes vote
on Proposition 1 is a vote to repeal the law. In
Washington, it's the opposite: a Yes vote means you support the extended benefits for
registered same-sex domestic partnerships.
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