Marriage & Domestic Partnership

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

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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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 Common Law Marriage Myth

If you do live in a state that recognizes common law marriage, be sure you get what you bargained for.

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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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Mixing Marriage & Business: The McCourt Divorce

For Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and his wife, Jamie, mixing marriage and business has produced one of the most expensive divorces in history.

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The Most Outrageous Divorce Clauses Ever Written

Amongst the rich and famous, it's not unusual to find gag clauses so that exes will keep quiet about the nasty divorce details. But that is just the…

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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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