Marriage & Domestic Partnership

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

How to Change the Name on Your Social Security Card

The process to change the name on your Social Security card is quite straightforward. You must: Provide proof of your identity Complete and print…

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Dividing Assets: What to Do in a Divorce

In a divorce, what was once called "ours" splits into "his" and "hers." While you can easily agree not to live together, what will happen to the…

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Prenuptial Agreements: Not Just for the Wealthy

Although prenuptial agreements (“prenups”) have been around in some form for thousands of years, dating back to ancient Egypt, the controversy…

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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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Paternity Leave: Options for Dads-To-Be

Are you a working dad looking to take paternity leave? Did you know that dads can look to three main areas for help: federal law, state law, and his…

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Changing Your Name After Marriage

Changing your name after marriage isn't complicated, but it is document-heavy. Here's a checklist to help you streamline the process.

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The Most Bizarre Prenuptial Clauses

It's not just about the alimony anymore. Bizarre lifestyle clauses in prenuptial agreements are appearing more and more in the marriage contracts of…

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The Risks of Failing to Make Court-Ordered Child Support Payments

What happens when a divorced parent fails to make court-ordered child support payments or to make them promptly?

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Is Covenant Marriage the answer to a rising divorce rate?

To its supporters, covenant marriage is the answer to America's rising divorce rate. To critics, it's a rigid constraint that makes an already…

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