We are always trying to innovate at my office and here’s the latest new item. These smaller marriage and civil union certificates are proof in your pocket — particularly helpful for gay couples or couples with different last names. $15 for a set of two wallet-sized certificates.

Same sex couples can now carry around proof of their civil union in their wallet.

Cook County Clerk David Orr made the announcement Thursday.

The legal, embossed certificates are available for anyone married or civilly united couples- since they often times have two different surnames.

They’re $15, which is the same price as a standard-size certificate.

The clerk’s office says the card will be handy for same sex couples to show proof of their union at places like the bank, gym, or hospital.
Read more at http://wgntv.com/2013/01/10/wallet-sized-civil-union-marriage-certificates-unveiled/#08bzhPAhQMIBJl4G.99

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