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What does le mariage contain?

Can't just have it in a church (not legally binding)
Have to be a civil marriage- signed
Must be performed by French civil authority
Civil ceremonies only take place on the town hall
Same sex marriage is legal since 2013

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What does PACS entail?

Was for gay people to get 'married' when it was banned
Now can be used by gay or straight people- religious reasons etc
Don't change name in this contract
Sign a paper saying its your kid
If you adopt only one parent offically adopts the child

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What does l'union libre/le concubinage entail?

Union between 2 people that lack a public recognised bond
eg: someone you can't marry but are in a sexual relationship with

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What does Avoir le droit de garde alterne mean?

Some weekends with one parents then another with the other

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What does Avoir le droite de visite mean?

Visit kids with parents there