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Divorce and Marriage Law

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Marriage law refers to a set of rules that govern the forms and validity of marriage. Divorce is a remedy available for married couples who wanted to separate and legally dissolve their marriage bond, usually for the purpose of remarriage.
There are three answers to this question because I do not know  enough based on your question. In WI you can divorce at either 120  after the legal separation or at anytime both parties to the  divorce proceedings are in agreement that they just want the  divorce over with. That was from some...
its Called - Limited Devorice
You can't. If one party wants a divorce, they can and will get it. At most, being obstinate about it simply delays it, but it will be granted after at most 2 years of separation elapse. No person can force their spouse to remain married to them.
  There is many steps to take for her to come to Cananda. Its going to be hard for her to leave the country depending on how serious her criminal records are.   You may be able to get her into Canada as your spouse, if her criminal record is not too serious, but that will not make her a...
Yes, in some states and under some circumstances. It typically  depends upon whether the box allegedly contains community property.  It also varies based on the domiciles of the husband and wife, and  their legal marital status.
An immigrant gets divorced and remarried in the same manner that  anyone does: by filing a divorce in the appropriate Court and  following the Court process to obtain a decree of divorce, and then  by having the marriage performed by someone authorized to do so.
You can be married as many as you want. Just make sure you obtain a  legal divorce in-between each marriage. You can only be legally  married to one person at a time in the United States. If you marry  someone else while you are still married then you commit bigamy and  the second marriage isn't...
     In my experience, the answer is No.  At least in Canada, the insured needs to be subjected to a blood test and a bunch of screening questions.     Even if you aren't to be listed as the beneficiary, it is still required that the spouse go through the proper health...
Why should we need the State's permission to participate in  something which God instituted (Gen. 2:18-24)? We should not need  the State's permission to marry nor should we grovel before state  officials to seek it. What if you apply and the State says "no"?  You must understand that the...
If u were married to 3 other people then they found out at the sametime i would consider Yes
Assuming that both parties, or at least the Petitioner (the person seeking the divorce) is resident in England and Wales then the English court has jurisdiction.I'm assuming that you are the petitioner and live in England and Wales. You may be entitiled to public funding (legal aid), depending on...
You can be found in contempt of court. Each State, county and even  Judge treats contempt differently. Some may issue a fine, others  may garnish wages, sign over the property by court order, or even  place an offender in jail.
The primary reason the state must promulgate marriage laws is in order to protect property rights. Marriage is a civil legal status. People who marry have certain legal obligations toward one another. Generally, individuals who decide to end their marriage are at odds with each other and often...
  == Answer ==   As in many disputes, the rent money should be placed in "escrow" having the condition that the accrued amount will be distributed according to the terms ultimately determined in a future settlement or court order.
Forgery by definition is illegal. You would need power of attorney to sign for your spouse in most jurisdictions. The fact that you refer to it as forgery implies that it is.
Yes, you can file a civil lawsuit for Alienation of Affection if  you are still married to your spouse.
  Honestly as they have the same force as giving evidence under oath.   Concisely. Never give more information than that being asked for.   Fully. Answer all questions even if they don't apply. If they don't apply then state that as your answer. Don't answer "N/A".
Answer . As long as your divorce in Alabama was finalized, meaning a Judge signed an order granting the divorce, you may remarry in any state; however, you must wait 60 days after your receive the Divorce Order to be able to remarry (if you are marrying someone other than your former spouse). As...
A divorce affidavit is a legal document filed by a party wishing to  dissolve a marriage. The initial legal document that initiates  divorce proceedings may be called a divorce affidavit or a petition  to start divorce proceedings.
As you know there is a span of time where a newly married couple can get an annulment. This means you are no longer married. If you choose to get married again then you would get married either by The Justice of the Peace or a Minister/Priest, etc.
Child support can be expunged if the one receiving it makes more  money than the one paying it. It can also be expunged by filing an  appeal.
You need to check your state's rules for changing your name after marriage. Most states do not require any special legal process. You can simply notify any entity of the change and obtain a certified copy of your marriage license from your town or county clerk for any entity that requires...
it can take any where from4-6 months. Chances are early or later
If your already married, Why the hell would you want to get married  in another state?! Stick to one person.
Well in certain rural communities labolas count for legal marriage, since labolas are the traditional way for a man to 'purchase' his wife. A labola is an arranged payment (financially or payed with cattle) between the groom and the bride's family (mostly father and uncles). It is a way of saying,...
Answer . That is a tough one. If they are abusive you can involve the local authorities. If not you will have to settle that in court; which takes a while. I know of one couple who split and the husband moved into the basement and is still there; the divorse has been in the courts for over a...
I am assuming you mean SS benefits rather then spousal maintenance. Such benefits are based upon several things, the length of the marriage (not all ex spouses qualify for benefits) the amount of earnings of the beneficiary, ages of involved parties, etc. Please contact the SSA and/or visit their...
In California, a community property state, all income and property of the family unit is subject to consideration for repayment of student loan debts. If student loans are in default status and the borrowing spouse passes away the debt does NOT necessarily die with the borrower. Depending upon the...
Divorce hurts kids to see their parents fighting. They often feel like running away.
It leaves her married to a soldier. She can relocate and come with her, or she can remain where she is - that's something you'd need to work out with your spouse. When you get to your duty station, you'll have to file for housing (which won't be an overnight process) if she is to relocate with you.
can you divorce your parents?  no you can't but you can get emancipated!
When one of the spouses is abusing everyone in the household, obviously, everyone (maybe including the abusive spouse) will face some degree of emotional, physically, and/or mental damage. A better question would be "What should you do to get rid of a spouse that is abusing everyone in the...
In some cases no, if the preacher has a marriage certificate though he may ask to see one.
Madonna divorced Guy Richie in 2009. Not sure what month.
The Immigration and Marriage Fraud Act of 1986 provides some recourse.If the immigrant is here on conditional status, but you now believe that they only pretended to love you for that status, than you may report this to ICE (Immigration and Custom Enforcement). If it's within two years of the...
I'm not clear on what your asking. If your asking do you have to pay then it depends on a few things (assuming you two have kids of your own): You have to pay child support for your biological kids unless they have been adopted by someone else.You also have to pay child support for any of the kids...
AnswerIt depends why he kicked you out of the house. If you are running around with friends at all hours, or out with men, then I wouldn't blame him, but if you didn't do anything and he kicked you out that is a different story. If he is putting you down verbally all the time and you don't deserve...
Answer . yes she can take 1/2 of any property or assets buisiness or personnel
Opinion Same-sex marriage is a problem because an entire class of people has been denied legal recognition of their families and relationships. Although there is tremendous resistance to granting them civil rights, there are many activists and advocates who are willing to work continuously for as...
== Answer ==   no you cannot!!!!   == Answer ==   Everything you need is here.   http://marriage.about.com/cs/prisonmarriage/ht/prisonmarriage.htm   == Answer ==   Yes.   ----   The answer is yes, you can. The question is--should you?
In most cases, yes. In some cases, if the divorce is uncontested, and the petitioner can show indigence (inability to pay costs), then the court may waive fees. Inability to pay can only be approved by the court.
  Statutes that abrogate or restrict lawsuits brought by individuals who seek pecuniary damages to salve their broken hearts.   Heart balm actions are founded on the precept that the law disfavors any intrusion with the marital relationship or family ties. Such suits include actions for...
  == Answer ==   http://www.ohiobar.org/pub/lycu/index.asp?articleid=300     The above link to the Ohio State Bar Association contains information about minor emancipation. It states: "A person who wishes to �become emancipated� cannot do so by petitioning the court, as there is...
  That would be entirely up to the discretion of the court based on the changes that may have occurred since the original order was granted.   The requesting parent would need to file suit usually in the county in which the case was originally adjudicated to have the order amended.
Answer . There are too many factors which could change the outcome of this situation, so you should really see a lawyer. Generally speaking, if both spouses are willing to file BK, it's best to file together before the divorce is final (its okay to file a BK together once the divorce has been...
Certified copies of actual divorce decrees are only available from the Superior Court in the county where the divorce was filed.If you want a simple certificate of your divorce you can obtain information at the related link. Print and complete the request form mail along with a check or money order...
it depends, do you feel as if you are in the wrong body or something or just that life isn't worth a rubbish? if it is the latter, maybe your job or love life isn't going so well so just try and be positive. if its your job, go back to college and change your career. if its your love life go out...
Yes your genes would be crazy. There is a much much higer chance of abnormalties and mental retardation along with other genetic disorders. That's why it has been banned incivalised countries
In case this is a real question, I am told that its not legal to marry your first cousin and that any child resulting from two first cousins would have a considerably higher chance of birth defects. I believe second cousins are alright though, legally
You better hope the State where you live doesn't find out about it. Even here in Georgia, that is illegal. There is no real tax advantage in this scheme that you are asking about so I don't see any benefit.
You can be married as many times as you wish as long as you end each marriage by a divorce.
The answer depends upon what you are seeking. The term "relief"  could refer to alimony, child support the payment of bills by your  spouse--just about anything. A motion is a request to the court to  take some type of action.
Agree with first contributor. Provided you have the requiredidentification and information with you, it can usually be donewhile you wait. Call ahead to learn exactly what you will need tobring.
A common law marriage actually isn't a recognized marriage in North  Carolina:    "Minors between the ages of 14-16 may lawfully marry if the  prospective wife is pregnant, or has given birth, and intends to  marry the father of her child. The marriage of minors between the  ages of 14-16...
If you have a signed piece of paper that the respondent received the divorce petition papers, that is all you need. The other party has been served. The other party has been notified. The divorce can proceed. Your lawyer can inform the judge that the other party refused to respond. It happens all...
You need to decide for yourself how you feel about your parents' divorce. You are entitled to your own feelings and no one else has the right to take them from you. If a parent says, "Do not be sad because I am not." That parent is wrong. The way that parent feels has nothing to do with the way you...
In this state, you can obtain a divorce record from the clerk of the court in the county where the divorce took place. All court decrees are public records. You pay fifteen cents a page for a copy of judicial decrees. If you want it mailed to you, you must send a self addressed stamped envelope. The...
  == Answer ==   Yes, although doing so won't help you effectively evaluate whether you should stay separated. 
Yes, of course. People do everyday.The question was 'Where?'. The answer is that you can get married in many places after a divorce, but some churches won't perform the ceremony for divorcees.
No, an alias name is not legal for the signing of any documents and that includes a marriage certificate.
Assuming you mean in the U.S.A., no, you are not married simply  because you obtained a LISCENSE to marry. That just means that you  CAN be married. You must take your marriage license and go to a  person whom is legally allowed to perform a marriage in your state,  such as a "Justice of the...
Yes. Texas is a community property state, therefore your spouse is entitled to half of the retirement you earned during marriage if you are divorcing in Texas.
No. After a divorce, the ex-wife is the ex-wife.
No, the income of a step-parent is not used when figuring child  support for the children. Only the income of the biological father  and mother are used to determine that amount.
Usually their standard of living is lowered because now there are two households instead of one which means two rents or mortgages as well as the utilities for each. In addition, many times the non-custodial parent doesn't pay child support in a timely manner, if at all. Sometimes one parent...
  It depends on the statute of limitations in the state where the action was filed.
No this is not possible. For the divorce to be legal both parties have to be aware of the divorce. There are also other requirements such as both have to be within the country at the same time so for example (this is based on a true story) if a military wife decided she liked the Pepsi guy more than...
  The estate of the patient is responsible for the bill. In the absence of payment by the estate, most states allow the bill to be passed to a current spouse or nearest relative.   If it wasn't the ambulance's fault the patient passed at the hospital, don't you think they deserve the payment?...
Not until the amendment of 2002
the Indian Child welfare Act (ICWA) is a federal law in the United States; it applies in all states.
Indiana recognized common law marriages that had been established prior to Jnauary 1, 1958. After that date, Indiana does not recognize such unions.
The height of former New York governor Eliot Spitzer is not known.  Eliot Spitzer served as governor of New York from 2007 to 2008.
Depends on how much you eat. -It depends on the college, what they serve, quality of food, and how much you take.
Yes, Bigamy is grounds for an annulment.
You have to divorce in the same state you were married in. Some states require you to divorce in the very county you were married in.
Answer . \nYes, and you shouldn't even be asking this question unless the child is not yours. If the child is proven not to be yours you don't have to pay child support, but you will have to fork out the money to get the gene test done and I believe it can range anywhere from $1200/$1500. It...
File for divorce in the state where you currently live. The states have reciprocal agreements for these sorts of legal matters.
  == Answer ==   In most states you can not get married until you are 18 if your parents do not allow.
In Pennsylvania, you may divorce on grounds of spousal abandonment.  The spouse must have moved and be absent from the home for at least  one year.
  It probably cannot be overturned in your situation. The only way it could be, would be if she got married to somebody else who agreed to adopt the kids. If a judge agreed to it, then you would be able to sign off on your rights. But no judge would agree to letting their "father", which you are...