The Nevada Domestic Partnership Act provides legal recognition of domestic partnerships and creates a registry for domestic partnerships in the secretary of state's office (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 122A.010et seq.). The law requires that domestic partners have the same rights, protections, benefits, responsibilities, obligations, and duties that spouses have under state law. Same-sex and opposite-sex couples may enter into a domestic partnership.
Other jurisdictions. A legal union (other than a marriage) validly formed in another state or jurisdiction is recognized as a domestic partnership in Nevada if the union is substantially equivalent to a domestic partnership under Nevada law. Couples must meet state eligibility requirements and register the partnership with the state registry.
To be eligible to register a domestic partnership, two individuals must:
• Have a common residence
• Not be married or a member of another domestic partnership
• Not be related by ...