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Marriage & Relationships
Whether you're committed to cohabitation or heading for the altar, make sure you know what's in store for you from a legal perspective. Living together, prenuptial agreements, and marriage rights and responsibilities are all covered here.
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Whether you are considering asking your partner for a prenuptial agreement, or if you must decide whether to sign before you get married, it’s essential to understand the specifics of a prenuptial agreement, or “prenup.”
Judges will consider many different aspects of your relationship when deciding whether you have a common law marriage. Learn how these informal marriages work, where and when they're legal, and how to prove or disprove that you're in a common law marriage.
Here's an overview of common parentage issues that arise when parents are not married, including how to legally establish paternity, how to name your child, and what to do if the father didn't sign the birth certificate papers.
What if you and your spouse need to live apart but aren't ready to go through the formal divorce process. Is there an agreement you can draft with your soon-to-be-ex that will help cement how you will handle financial matters and children during your separation?