Legal Advice for Marriage Law — 37 results
Written by attorney Andrew B. Howie, over 1 year ago.
A. PRESENT INTENT AND AGREEMENT TO BE MARRIED
B. CONTINUOUS COHABITATION
C. PUBLIC DECLARATION
D. LEGAL EFFECT OF COMMON LAW MARRIAGE
Written by attorney Stephen Harkess, over 2 years ago.
Common-law marriage is one of the most misunderstood legal topics. Available in only a handful of states, common-law marriage is not a different type of marriage. Rather, it is simply a... more
Written by attorney April Townsend, over 2 years ago.
Moser v. Renninger, 2012 PA Super 59 (2011) discusses theprocedure and timing for establishing or challenging the existenceof a common law marriage.Common law marriage could be established... more
Written by attorney Kelly Decker, over 2 years ago.
Common law marriage is like a tattoo: easy to get, impossible to get off. Okay, maybe not impossible but you get the point. There are only three requirements to having a common law marriage... more
Written by attorney Charles Hardy, over 3 years ago.
Common Law Marriage - The Accidental Marriage
A. Formal Marriages Most
of us are familiar with "Formal Marriages", which involve church
weddings or weddings before a Judge or Justice of... more
Written by attorney Jacob Iraj Kiani, 9 months ago.
California Divorce Law and Dissolution of Marriage Law Basics What you need to know ... California Summary Divorce A series of documents that may be used to obtain a no-fault uncontested... more
Written by attorney Rhett D Burney, over 1 year ago.
South Carolina is one of the last states to recognize common law marriages. A common law marriage is a marriage where there was no marriage ceremony, no marriage license, or both, but the... more
Written by attorney Stephanie Bamberger, over 3 years ago.
What is "common law marriage"? Common law marriage (CLM) is a legal form of marriage that does not involve getting a license or other state-issued registration form, but requires the... more
Written by attorney Stephen Mendel, over 2 years ago.
According to the Texas intestacy laws or rules of succession codified in the Texas Probate Code, a residents estate vests to his closest blood relatives who become his heirs. If a spouse... more
Written by attorney David Browde, over 4 years ago.
It comes up often here on AVVO - am I married under common law? Or, more often, do I need a divorce because I think I might be married under common law.
There are very few states that... more