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What Is Common Law Marriage?

by: Teo Spengler

Common law marriage is a type of marriage currently permitted only in a minority of the states. The marriage is created by a couple's actions in living together, sharing finances and holding themselves out as married to friends, family and ...
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What Is Family Law?

by Claire Gillespie

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Is Domestic Violence a Felony?

by Teo Spengler

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by Victoria Langley

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Who is Considered Immediate Family For Bereavement Leave?

by: Danielle Smyth

Only parents, siblings, spouses and children are considered immediate family by definition. Employers may expand upon this definition in their bereavement policies.
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Laws on Divorce in Kane County, Illinois

When filing for divorce, Kane County follows the laws of the State of Illinois. You can petition the court if you or your spouse have lived in the ...

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The Difference Between Binding & Nonbinding

by: Irwin Fletcher

When you seek to enforce a legal document or a decision in an arbitration matter, it is important to understand whether it is legally binding. Nonbinding documents or decisions are not enforceable by the people or companies involved.
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A postnuptial agreement is much like a prenuptial or premarital agreement, but you negotiate and write it after you’ve tied the knot. Some courts take a dimmer view of postnuptial contracts than prenups when it comes to enforceability, however, ...
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What Are the Legal Rights of Women in Divorce?

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Men and women are afforded the same rights in a divorce. While divorce laws in previous decades treated men and women differently – for example, giving mothers preference for custody – modern law treats both genders equally. The court looks at each ...
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