Apr 192013
 
Corregidor General Justice, Judge Valmir de Oliveira Silva

The Court of the State of Rio de Janeiro, from a decision of Judge Janet Das, Inspector-General of Justice of the State of Rio de Janeiro, approved on Thursday (18) the direct qualification for the civil marriage between persons of the same sex.

In practice, any homosexual couple may request by the registry, the direct qualification for the civil marriage. If after 15 days of publication of the order of the service registry, there is no impediment or suspensive cause of marriage, or by the Prosecutor and not by the Court, the couple will be considered married.

G1-RJ approves civil marriage between persons of the same sex-news in Rio de Janeiro

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