Legal Guides for Marriage
Written by attorney Malathi Benjamin, about 1 year ago.
With the overturning of the Defense of Marriage Act by the Supreme Court, couples in same sex marriages have a variety of immigration options available to them now that were not previously... more
Written by attorney Jacqueline Kriebel, 9 months ago.
The following is a step by step guide on how to legally change your name following a divorce or marriage. Legal Name Change After Divorce 1. Get a certified copy of your Final Decree of... more
Written by attorney Edward Noble, 11 months ago.
Should you enter into a same-sex marriage? This guide explains the pros and cons (as of December 2013) from the perspective of a Connecticut LGBT Family lawyer in a state that has... 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 Linda Yin Liang, 5 months ago.
A prenuptial agreement is an agreement entered into before marriage to set forth what will happen to your and your spouse's assets and income in the event of divorce, separation or death.... more
Written by attorney Ai Tran, 6 months ago.
This guide will walk you through what type of issues and documentation you will need to be successful in a straightforward green card through marriage case.
This process is called... more
Written by attorney Linda Yin Liang, about 1 year ago.
On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in United States v. Windsor. The Court ruled that a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA),... more
Written by attorney Cynthia Mead, over 1 year ago.
The United States Supreme Court recently held that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. It is not yet clear exactly how the Supreme Courts decision will... more
Written by attorney Jennifer Varughese, 11 months ago.
I'm often asked what type of documents are necessary for a marriage-based green card interview. Just as one particular couple's story varies from the next, the types of documents you have... more
Written by attorney Gerald Goulder, about 1 year ago.
On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) struck down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional. [United States vs. Windsor] DOMA is no... more