ALBANY – A New York judge has the power to dissolve a civil union that a woman entered into in Vermont, even though the Legislature has not expressly authorized the termination of such unions involving New York residents, a state appeals panel decided yesterday.
A panel of the Appellate Division, Third Department, held that the Supreme Court could use its equitable powers to end the union of Audrey Juanita Dickerson and Sonya Denise Thompson.
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