Marriage & Domestic Partnership

Take the next step in your relationship with a clear understanding of prenups, marriages vs. domestic partnerships, and more.

Men v. Women: Who Does Better in a Divorce?

While many divorce settlements are equitable on the surface, societal expectations and pressures can create situations which disadvantage women in…

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Can You Legally Adopt an Adult?

Solidify an inheritance, formalize an already existing relationship, or gain full responsibility for another adult's care with an adult adoption.

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How Do Family Courts Split up Debt Upon Divorce?

Divorce isn't just about splitting assets. When it comes time to go your separate ways, someone has to take responsibility for your debt.

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Do You Live in a Community Property State?

If you're divorcing, the way your assets will divided depends on whether you live in a community property state or not.

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The Ins and Outs of Community Property Law

If you live in one of the 9 states that have community property laws, it's a good idea to know what the term means and how it applies to you.

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Can You Get a Refund if the Child You Support Isn't Really Yours?

Even if you aren't the biological father of a child, you may be legally obligated to provide for them.

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Is Your Child a U.S. Citizen if Born Abroad?

The 2001 Child Citizenship Act aimed to simplify the process of granting citizenship to the foreign-born children of American citizens.

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Choosing to Not Say “I Do”: Tips for Creating a Legally Sound Domestic Partnership

Wondering whether you should tie the knot? A domestic partnership might give you the protections and benefits you want without a ring. Find out if it…

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What Are Your Spousal Support Options in a Divorce?

Permanent, temporary, lump-sum, rehabilitative, and reimbursement are all types of alimony that may apply to you during a divorce.

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What Is a Power of Attorney (POA)?

Almost everyone needs a power of attorney at some point. Find out what a power of attorney can do, how to get one, and why you need it.

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