In order to access the above benefits, it is not necessary to register it in the national register of partnerships and the definition of „national partner“ for these benefits is somewhat different. In general, to access these benefits, you must sign a sworn statement before a notary saying that you may have engaged in private or partnership or partnership before same-sex marriage was legal and you later married. Either of you may wish that part of your non-marital property would be considered marital because of your previous commitment. If it`s a problem with your divorce or if you have pensions, retirement plans or other real estate issues, try getting a lawyer. National partners registered in Maine enjoy some of the same benefits as married couples. Examples of these benefits are: All national partner registrations are submitted to the Office of Health Data and Program Management. To become registered national partners, partners must jointly submit a notarized form and pay the required $35 deposit fee. The forms are available in municipal offices, estate courts, the offices of the Ministry of Health and Human Services and on the website of the Office of Vital Records. A non-registered national partnership does not have the same benefits as a registered partnership. This guide will focus on the benefits of registered national partnerships. Maine began recognizing the national partnership on July 30, 2004. Now, people who want their relationship to be legally recognized can choose a domestic partnership or marriage.
In addition, according to the Human Rights Campaign, registered Maine`s national partners may „inherit the property of a deceased partner if he dies without a will, if he enters into funeral and funeral arrangements, if his partner becomes incapable of acting, if a representative is appointed to manage the estate of a deceased partner and make organ and tissue donations. Same-sex partners are also explicitly protected by state domestic violence laws.  For national partners registered in Maine, there are seven legal protection provisions: After completing and chartering, the form must be returned by mail or in person to the Augusta Office of Vital Records, with the required registration fee. After receipt, the register files the declaration and returns two certified copies in accordance with the national partners at the address indicated as a common residence (22 Me.