couple came to my office with a familiar story. The husband, a United States citizen, sponsored his wife for
the Green Card. As she entered the
U.S properly, with a visa, she was allowed... more
The State of Alabama recognizes common law marriages. This simply means that no ceremony is required for there to be a valid marriage between the parties. In order for a common law marriage to be... more
Common law marriage is the term for a marriage that
exists solely by agreement and by cohabitation. More simply, a common-law marriage exists when
two people agree to live together to be married.... more
In this legal guideline we will outline the statutes that control Annulment for Marriage in Wisconsin.
If you have any questions that the statutes do not address, feel free to contact me for a free... more
Obtaining a green card through an immediate relative is perhaps the fastest route to U.S. permanent residency. Under U.S. immigration law, an immediate relative is defined as the spouse, child (under... more
Yes. Domestic Relations Law sectio 13b says you have to wait one day after you get your marriage license - and the license expires sixty days after issuance.
? 13-b. Time within which marriage may... more
Co-habitation agreements are recommended for individuals in a conjugal relationship who live together but are not legally married, either by choice or because the law does not recognize same-sex... more
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 allow common... more