The University of Northern Iowa allows coverage for both common law and domestic partners. Common law spouses must sign a “Common Law Affidavit” and have their signatures notarized. The common law relationship is a legally recognized and binding relationship.
To be eligible for domestic partner coverage, the employee and the domestic partner must meet the conditions outlined in the “Affidavit of Domestic Partnership.” The Affidavit of Domestic Partnership requires a declaration of domestic partnership along with certain acknowledgements and affirmations before eligibility is determined.
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