There is no legal assumption that two people who live together are having a sexual relationship. I can't work out what I should do next. The House of Representatives passed the legislation last Friday,with a package of amendments aimed at better addressing religious concerns. You can go to court to apply for an order to legally protect yourself if your partner is violent.
Lawmakers are expected to vote on the proposal early next year; if it passes, voters would have the final say on Election Day in Topics Equal marriage. Same-sex spouses are taxed independently and each partner can claim a personal allowance. The court struck down Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in California, and the Defense of Marriage Act, providing the legal reasoning for a New Jersey judge to overturn the state's system of civil unions.
Your partner's income and capital is taken into account when assessing your eligibility for legal aid, unless you are taking legal action against each other.