Marriage Rights and Benefits
Learn some of the legal and practical ways that getting married changes your life.
Marriage Requirements, Licenses, and Ceremonies FAQ
Information on marriage laws and procedures.
Marriage Laws in Your State
Learn more about traditional and common law.
Changing Your Name After Marriage FAQ
What you need to do to change or keep your last name after marriage.
Common Law Marriage FAQ
Learn what common law marriage is and in what states it's recognized.
Returning an Engagement Ring
If the engagement is over, state law decides who keeps the engagement ring.
Fiancé & Newlywed Finances: A Checklist
Before getting married, or soon after, discuss marriage finances and make a budget.
Chart: State Marriage License and Blood Test Requirements
This chart lists requirements for marriage licenses, state by state.
Same-Sex Marriage Pros and Cons
Same-sex marriage facts to help you decide whether it's for you.
After I change my name, will others be able to find out my old name?
Learn about the cost and process of changing your name.
How do we enter into a common law marriage?
Find out what states allow common law marriage.
What is the "marriage penalty," and does it still exist?
Find out if your taxes can be affected.
Can I protect my assets without a prenup?
Tips on getting a prenuptial agreement.
How will a home purchased in my husband's name pass at divorce or death?
Learn where property goes after death.
Is my fiance already married?
Learn if one has to divorce before getting remarried.