Civil Union | Gay Lesbian - Hawaii Oahu Maui Kauai > Facts About Civil Unions in Hawaii > What rights and responsibilities of marriage will NOT be given to civil union partners?
Please note: This provides general information, not legal advice. Entering a civil union will be a major step because the law provides all spousal rights and obligations under Hawaii law to civil union partners. Yet, you may still need wills, powers of attorney, second parent adoptions, and other legal documents to protect you, especially when traveling. You should consult an attorney about your needs. Long-term couples and those with significant property especially should get advice about possible tax consequences and ways to protect pre-civil union property.
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