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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.
Answer There is no "quick" proccess. Check out the INS' website for information on how to get started. They have millions of immigrants to deal with. It is a slow, expensive, and sometimes agonizing process.
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Only with a court order/approval.
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When a minor marries they become emancipated, so you would no longer be responsible for her.
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Nope. You have to be 18 to get married in Mexico without parental consent. And they don't allow males under the age of 16 (or females under the age of 14) to get married at all--even with parental consent.
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Even in the few states that would allow it, court approval would be required in many of them.
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Answer Yes. I'm not sure why a parent would think a 14-year-old should be married, but in SC all it takes is parental consent.
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Answer In most states even if you have a child of your own and are under 18 you can not get married anywhere without your parents consent.
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Answer Children are children and I have no idea why you are picking and choosing. You had this child together so this child counts too. Of course you can leave your Estate to anyone you like in your Will, but your wife, relatives, children can contest this Will. The child that is left …
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Answer If you are both underage then at least one parent on each side must sign a document stating they are willing to allow this marriage. This must be true because no Pastor would be willing to marry you otherwise as it would be illegal. Marcy
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Answer remember you could be next. Answer 1% of married men mean it! If he's trying to get a divorce ask him to see letters or documents from his lawyer. There are papers to be signed, a contract with a lawyer who deals with the divorce. Act smart! If he's not willing to do this or …
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Answer There is no state where a minor can get married without parental consent or special circumstances/court approval.
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Answer once you reach 18 you can do as you please as far as marriage, but you do have to get a marriage license and in some states a blood test before you get married. (the blood test I have not confirmed in any states yet, it is only rumor.) Answer i think you can get married but you have …
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Answer Not in Massachusetts. In MA it is up to the individual, not her ex-husband.
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Answer:yes since 1969. it was signed in by Ronald Reagen the Governor
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Answer That's simply not true about the laws. There are Abuse Centers and many of them have programs for abused men. There is much talk of abused women on this site (because there are simply more women abused) and seldom did men come out and talk about their abuse, and I'm proud you did! Most p…
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You have to be 18 and +. Or if you're under 18, the person you are marrying has Tobe over 18 and... If you are a*Male*16 -18 You will need parent's consent and judge or magistrate's order...*Female*14 - 16 You will need parent's consent and judge or magistrate's order...16 - 18 You will need parent'…
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well it depends on what you did... if you didnt do anything or think youre right... just agree so she thinks shes right... always works!
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Answer Take up residence in Reno, NV for a couple week. You can then file a divorce as a resident and you don't have nearly as many restrictions.
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Each countries has its own legal minimum age limit.Check the related link is has interactive map for both men and women.
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Answer The person's present state of residency is always the one where a divorce petition is filed, in this case it would be Illinois.
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Answer If the other person gave you a false identity and you married that person, I'm not sure you'd even need a divorce. The marraige could be annulled. That is, you'd receive a decree stating that the marriage was never legitimate to begin with and you are considered to never have been trul…
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Answer A person who remarries before a divorce is final or enters into multiple marriages is guilty of bigamy. Bigamy is a status crime and in most cases is considered a class "4" or "5" felony. Penalty seldom involves incarceration unless there are mitigating circumstances. The marriage tha…
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Answer Yes it can by filing with your local court system a Dissolution Of Marriage. If current address/work is not known then it is sent or published at last known address. The process takes about 6 months.
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Answer In some states you will need a parents signature. Answer Any person under the age of legal majority needs parental or legal guardian consent to marry in all states. There are a few states that waive the necessity for such consent if specific circumstances exist and all other lega…
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I am 16 and pregnant and I really want to know how I might be able to move in with my baby's father who is 19. My mother is trying to keep me from the father and also she is trying to push him away it seems. The father wants to be apart of the child's life and mine in every way but no one is allowin…
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Answer no, not unless your moneys are tied together somehow like you all have a joint checking account and the money is withdrawed by you to give to them that means whatever monies she puts in the bank you all are dividing equally and so yes she is paying if your doing it that way if there is a …
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You're trying to get married to an already married man?! Doesn't that sound a little odd? And he should contact his lawyer or someother legal advisor/contact. They will help determine the outcome. Still, it sounds very strange.File a regular divorce petition in the state court of jurisdiction. The p…
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Answer In some places yes, with the permission of the parents, who normally have to be on the marriage license, other places you have to be at least 16 even with parental consent. But remember marriage age does not constitute legal age of consent, and although you may be able to marry her, you …
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yes it is still legally binding, the state dosent care about your sex life. you can get the marrage annulled if the marrage hasn't been consummated.
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Answer No. Child support is the responsibility of the biological parent who is named in the support order. It is possible for a joint bank account or other property be attached for payment of support to the extent of amount owned by the person ordered to pay the support, including liens agains…
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One Vehicle - Separation That depends on many factors. Which spouse works? Which one has sole/primary custody of the child? Which one is the primary financial contributor to the household? Who purchased the vehicle (or was it given by a family member or friend)? What is the necessity of …
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Answer The county (or city) they were married in website (court records) would have that information but not all cities or towns have websites. In that case you would have to pay an investigator in that town to physically go to the courthouse and search the records.
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No. This is one of the reason that the state requires a one year separation before the dissolution of marriage filing. The state will usually require the couple to receive marital counseling and a copy of such to accompany the filing.
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Answer If you divorce, most definitely not. Answer Yes, he is eligible for your benefits if you pass away before he does BUT it applies the other way around too! You live longer, you get his SS benefits. I don't know about you but I've heard women live LONGER than men! The jokes on h…
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Answer Get married in the US. the illegal will NOT be allowed to enter the US until his/her Permanent Residency is approved which takes 6 months to 1 year.
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Answer Usually a change can be made not only to a divorce (child support amount) but also to a legal separation. The change has to be plausible.
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Answer The Courts will require a diligent search to locate them and proof of it. If that's unsuccesful, then you have the divorce papers sent to their last known address. If that's still unsucessful, then you set a Motion for a special service. State laws govern dissolution of marriage pr…
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Answer none that i know of without parental consent
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Answer Get an annulment. If the marraige was based on lies or something was illegal, you don't need a divorce. You annul the marraige by filing at the local courthouse. It costs very little in many states. If the marriage is in connection with an immigrant obtaining permanent residency or…
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Answer Yes, they are considered emancipated. If your mother is allowing you to get married at 16, it hardly sounds like you need to be emancipated. Emancipation is a long process reserved for those who are in severely neglectful for abusive relationships. A minor who marries with parental permi…
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Answer new zealand you can you just have to have permison from your parents
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Answer Illegal is breaking the law so why come out of hiding? In order to collect what you feel is yours then you'd have to appear in court. They would not be illegal, if they were married! All persons located on US territory have the same rights as any actual citizen. If you came …
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Answer Not likely. Wisconsin is a community property state. Therefore a spouse is entitled to an equal share of property, income and assets regardless if said spouse was employed during the marriage or how long the marriage lasted.
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Answer I don't see why not. Yes, the procedure is basically the same as it is for persons who are not incarcerated.
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Income calculation No. Your income cannot be redirected toward your husband's children he had by another woman. However, a judge may take into consideration your husband's ability to pay in light of his present circumstances. If, for example, you are the primary bread winner and earn substant…
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Finding A Good Divorce Lawyer: You get what you pay for. It's difficult to find a decent lawyer especially if you don't have a lot of assets such as property and have no children. Many lawyers like making that money and will sometimes push the monied divorce cases before the ones where there …
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Answer I don't care what state you live in, if you did not father a child then you are not responsible for it. Maybe. The law presumes any child born to a couple who are legally married is a product of that marriage until proved otherwise. In a few US states the married female ca…
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Yes. Title 25, Chapter 318 of the Arizona Revised Statutes on "Marital and Domestic Relations" regulates the disposition of property. This chapter declares that the court can divide joint assets during a divorce or legal proceeding. These joint assets are referred to as "Community Property" and incl…
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Answer Opinion: If the US marriage has not been disolved (in one jurisdiction or another) you are still married-- irrespective of the time passed. The two marriages in Mexico are likely invalid unless the above dissolution has occurred. There might be a number of choices available for dissolving …
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Answer Typically, most states do not allow the courts to award more than half of your income to child support.
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Answer The young man would need the consent of his parents or legal guardian, before he could marry. The matter of the young woman being pregnant is not relevant.
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Answer They may obtain a divorce while living in the US, but since they are not US citizens they will need to contact the British Embassy/Consulate to obtain information on the correct procedure.
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Answer it is legal anywere.
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The word levy means to impose or place a tax or fine onto something. It also means to enlist someone into the military service.
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Answer Go to the courthouse from which the court order was issued. Explain to the court clerk how the order has been violated and that you want to file a contempt charge. The clerk will give you a "Show Cause" (or similar) form to fill out. The court will issue a summons to appear for court…
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No, but for the purposes of collecting on a specific debt, such a stipulation can be spelled out in the divorce decree. You will then have the legal empowerment to collect on the debt. It needs to be separate line item in the divorce. The type of debt needs to be indicated, alont with a specific …
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Honey, lets face it, your mom is fat and she just wants to sit on you like the elephant she is......tell her to lay off the brownies and snickerdoodles (: does she wear double Ds or is she outta the alphabet? hope this helped(:
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Call your County Courthouse The 'age of majority' in Texas is 18, so it appears that you cannot. Call your local courthouse in your county, and ask them if a 17 year old can get married without parental consent. They will know for sure.
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Answer Yes. In the United States there are ten community property states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.
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No. In the United States there are ten community property states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.Alaska is an opt-in community property state; property is separate property unless both parties agree to make it community property thr…
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The Uniform Code of Military Justice, the military criminal code, bars married service members from having extramarital sex and unmarried service members from sleeping with married people. However, the rules come with qualifications. They say that the military will only prosecute when a case harms "…
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Yes. See state chart at link provided below.
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No - Polygamy is illegal in Canada at this point and is punishable by up to 5 years in prison.
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Yes, most of the time, but sometimes there isn't as much money in the child support to cover itActually, the intent of the law is such:If both parents made the same amount of money neither would not pay child support. In that case each would be responsible for all support costs when they are with th…
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I have lived with whom I call my common law husband for 30yrs. We are from Tennessee. We lived in NC. For a couple yes. Then came back home to Tennessee. We have a 28 yr. Old son. Common law?
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You can get an annulment in Alabama as long as essential elements are met. One of these elements must be met to get an annulment: 1)physical incapacitation at time of marriage; 2) voluntary abandonment for one years; 3) imprisonment for two years; 4) drug or alcohol addiction; 5) wife pregnant at ti…
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Answer no it is noy legal with out having your ok it is noit right Answer No...no one can legally sign anyone elses name to any document it is a federal crime. Answer No. it is not legal for anyone to do that it is a federal crime
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Answer In the state of Louisiana, if either party to the marriage is between the ages of 16 and 18, the presence and signatures of both parents are required. If a parent has legal custody in a divorce, a certified copy of the judgment must be presented. If either party is under the age of 16, a…
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If you do not know where he is you can put an ad in the local paper for30 days if he does not respond then the divorce will be grantedAdditional: While the above statement is factual in description, you must check with your local court system, or your attorney. There are certain legal requirements t…
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Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. Remember, a child's mother can always be identified by medical records. Since the father didn't give birth and he was not legally married at the time of the bi…
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Originally, Captains were granted the power so in case one of the crew members died & were buried at sea they can preside over it. This grant also allows them to marry people. Now, they can only marry people if they are a registered Justice of the Peace.
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Yes proxy marriage is recognise in nigeria
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Our position is in accord with the Bible's view that marriage is a permanent instition bound by God. There are two situations according to the scriptures where a married person would become free to remarry. One is the death of their spouse. The Bible states at Romans 7:2, 3: "A married woman is bo…
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Contact child support enforcement in your area immediately do not delay, this will have to be filed with his bankruptcy and he will still be required to pay, this is an obbligation not a choice. Do not delay.
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Consult a Florida state divorce lawyer to determine how to obtain a secular/state annulment. This is the Catholic Answer section. Obtaining an annulment in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with secular/state law except to the extent that the couple seeking an annulment in The Catholic Church mu…
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I'm sorry dear, I was wrong to (fill in the blank) and I won't do that (say that, act that way) again. Please forgive me. (And don't have a smirk on your face when you say it....) this is one of the greatest challenges of marrage: how to apologize. it depends on the severity of what you did...so…
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yes, but they dont take it as sucha big deal well atleast my parents dont:] it depends. yes, but they dont take it as sucha big deal well atleast my parents dont:] it depends. yes, but they dont take it as sucha big deal well atleast my parents dont:] it depends.
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The waiting period for remarriage is 30 days unless otherwise stated in your divorce decree.
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Kenyan law does not allow divorce by consent of the married couple. The matrimonial Causes Act only allows the dissolution of a marriage on four grounds, namely - Adultery - Desertion: The law provides that a marriage may only be dissolved on the ground of desertion if the petitioner has been…
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Did you dump him? Let me tell you why I don't talk to my ex. It's been 8 years since my wife of 20 years dumped me for another woman. I was a dutiful and loving husband and cared for her deeply. I loved her more than anything on earth. When she left she celebrated openly and was as giddy as a ne…
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CASE SET ON PROGRESS CALL in a divorce mean
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No, that's her decision.
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If it is addressed to you, NO. If it is for someone else, you do not have to. Unless you live with that person.
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My parents got divorced and i NEVER want to go to my dads but if i didn't my sis will get lonely so i go
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if your husband is not good to you then he doesnt deserve to be with you, even if you still love him. your love for him may make it a temptation for you to stay with him but you dont want to leave yourself in a dangerous situation or an unhappy marriage
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Not necessarily but they are obliged to respect the law which may require a period of separation. However, the only grounds Jehovah's Witnesses are allowed to divorce on is fornication.
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Being that this is an opinionated question, here is mine. Yes, I think they should be able to get married in church. Just because one goes to church once a year, or perhaps never, doesn't mean that they are shunned from the House of God. That doesn't resonate with me very well. God does not turn…
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If they have a ring.And if they dont have a ring then they are ALWAYS with the same person every single day
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A man may marry multiple wives in Iran. A woman may not have more than one husband.
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ANSWER: It depends on her situation. If she was having an affair and wasn't concern of protecting herself, it will be obvious that she never really cares.
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No. He/she is legally entitled to notice. The court will insist the other party be notified and you will need to attest to the fact they have been notified. The only time a spouse may not know of the divorce is when they are of "parts unknown". Generally, in that case the court will require they be …
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I had several credit card debts two have been granted judgements. The judgements equal to the mortgage on the house. Now they threaten further legal actions
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well it depends if they hated each other, or if they loved each other. IF hateed their marriage id done and illegal
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