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Jennifer Renee Cochran

Jennifer Cochran’s Legal Guides

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  • Life After Divorce: From Mrs. to Miss or Ms.

    Life after Divorce: From Mrs. to Miss If your final decree of divorce orders you to change your name, then you must! First, be sure to get a certified copy of the decree from the clerk. Then, start the process of notifying everyone of your name change. Whatneed to be changed? E...

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  • A Legal Guide for Unmarried Couples and Domestic Partners in Texas

    Domestic partners, whether same sex or opposite sex, often inquire about what documents they need in place to ensure that their children are taken care of, their partner is protected, and/or that their wishes are carried out. I recommend the following: Last Will and Testament - i...

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  • Same-Sex Marriage and the Federal Defense of Marriage Act

    On July 8, 2010, Boston, Massachusetts U.S. District Court Judge Joseph L. Tauro ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional with respect to claims brought by seven married same-sex couples and three widowers from Massachusetts. Under the ruling...

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