Marriage and Partnerships

Legal Consequences of Remarriage

More than half of all divorced people will eventually tie the knot again, so it should come as no surprise that many laws address second - or even third or fo.... Read more

What Is Marriage?

Legal marriage is based on contract law. When you marry, you enter into an agreement with your spouse to create a life union. Although many people hold marria.... Read more

Prenuptial and PostNuptial Agreemen...

Good financial planning requires that you make smart decisions about your finances. For some couples, this means reaching a financial agreement about your ass.... Read more

Marriage and Partnerships

Alternatives to Traditional Marriage

A traditional marriage begins with a ceremony and a marriage license. In most states, only a man and a woman can be legally married, although a few states allow same-sex marriages. Secular marriage gi... Read more

What You Need to Know about Divorce

A marriage is based upon a legal contract that joins you and your spouse together in a relationship that is both social and contractual. Marriage entitles each of you to certain rights and requires th... Read more

What Are the Legal Rights of a Grandparent?

When it comes to making decisions for their children, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that parents have the final word. But what happens when parents decide that their children should not see or spen... Read more

The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of a Parent

As a parent, you are used to making decisions for your minor child and taking care of your minor child. As long as all goes well, you probably don't think much about your legal rights and responsibili... Read more

Legal Consequences of Remarriage

More than half of all divorced people will eventually tie the knot again, so it should come as no surprise that many laws address second - or even third or fourth - marriages. Remarriages can affect i... Read more

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