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I Do, I Do, I Do: Is Polygamy Legal?
For most, being married to one person is perfectly normal and forms the basis for a happy family life. For others, though, having more than one spouse is a way of life. But there may be consequences for choosing that lifestyle. In the Open In Utah, four women consider themselves the wives of the same ... Read more

Love and Finances: Money-Proof Your Relationship
A long time ago, many marriages were arranged for financial or social gain.  The bride's family gave the groom's family a dowry to start the couple out in life. This money became his money. Later, marriages were for love, but the husband worked outside the home and the wife in the home still without ... Read more

Many people marry more than once. If you are planning on remarrying, you should be aware of certain related issues that may arise. There may be past obligations, such as child support and alimony, which could affect your relationship with your new spouse. There are also certain requirements that you ... 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 marriage ceremonies in churches, mosques or synagogues, you must obtain a state marriage license for the marriage to be legal. Your religious beliefs ... Read more

Could Your Spouse Be Keeping Money Secrets?
by Tara Rummell Berson, REDBOOK contributor Nearly one in three adults has lied to their spouse or partner about their finances, according to an exclusive REDBOOK/ poll. So if you're not a trained PI, and want to suss out whether your partner is a money stasher or a spendthrift, here are some ... Read more

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      The answer is no. As a minor, you have no rights to act within the court system. Someone has to do it in your behalf, such as one of your parents, a court appointed guar ...Read more

Adding someone as a co-owner of property is simple -- just execute a quit-claim or grant, bargain, and sale deed from you to you AND him.  As to whether you want to do so, that is another questio ...Read more

If there are court orders in place for you to  have placement of your child, and the mother is denying you, arguably she may be in contempt of court. However, if there is a serious condition at y ...Read more

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Imputing Income For Support | Callagy Family Law Blog

Original Post Here: The following article was written by Callagy Law’s Legal Team, and will focus on many common quest ... Read more

OPM Disability Retirement under FERS or CSRS: That big oak tree

It is the lasting image we hold onto. On a warm, sunny day, in the carefree tapestry of a summer month, without cares or worries to haunt or ruminate by; perhaps the gentle sounds of a nearby stream ... Read more

Family of Tony Gwynn files wrongful death lawsuit against tobacco industry

Family of Tony Gwynn files wrongful death lawsuit against tobacco industry from ... Read more

Family of teen killed by train wants changes

Family of teen killed by train wants changes from Simon W. Johnson Law Office o ... Read more

Catch-22 for Cyclists: Avoiding Traffic May Lead to "Dooring" Accidents

More and more New Jersey residents are cycling. It is great exercise, provides an efficient method of burning calories, and, particularly in urban settings, can be a great way to get to work. Unfortun ... Read more

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