Marriage & Domestic Partnership

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

Divorce the Nice Way

There are countless reasons to play nice during a divorce, not the least of which is making things easier on the kids. But it goes well beyond…

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Sharing Fido: Does your state have pet custody laws?

Conflicts over a pet can be just as important to divorcing spouses as any issue when both spouses have developed a special connection to a companion…

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Who Gets the Debt: Bankruptcy and Divorce

One of the most hotly contested issues in divorce proceedings is the division of property and assets, but few couples consider what will happen to…

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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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Is an Uncontested Divorce Right for You?

Emotionally dissolving a relationship is never easy and having to jump through the legal hoops to do so doesn't make it any easier. However, there is…

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Prenups: What They Can and Cannot Protect

More and more Americans are signing prenuptial agreements before they get married. How do you decide if you need a prenup? Find out more about…

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The Big Dilemma: Saying "I Do" with a Prenup

Kim Kardashian had one. As did Tiger Woods. Donald Trump swears by it. But contrary to popular belief, prenups aren’t just for the rich and famous.…

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Pros and Cons of Long-Term Separation

A recent study concluded that while the vast majority of married couples who separate will eventually divorce (within three years), approximately 15…

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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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