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.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]