Marriage

Legal Boundaries Of Marrying A Relative

What does the law say about marrying a relative?

05/30/2013

Can’t Divorce Your Spouse In Your Will

Until the divorce is final, under US law in 49 out of 50 states, you can’t cut a spouse out of your will.

03/04/2013

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An Unromantic Proposal

You can Google “romantic proposals” and come up with a gazillion ideas for how to propose. But what you need to think about isn’t how to pop the question, but what question are you popping?

02/08/2013

Wedding

Pennsylvania Couple Married For 65 Years Dies Hours Apart

A southwestern Pennsylvania couple has died hours apart after 65 years of marriage.

12/13/2012

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Kahnoodle App

In a rut in your relationship? The Kahnoodle app helps you and your partner shake up your routine.

12/04/2012

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Davey Jones ‘Pretermitted’ Spouse

What happens if someone has written a will and THEN gets married but doesn’t change his will before he dies? Let’s use Davey Jones as an example.

10/09/2012

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iWedding Deluxe

We’re in the thick of wedding season these days, but if you’re just starting to plan yours, you might want to give iWedding Deluxe a look.

07/19/2012

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Arguing Is Bad For Your Health

There are some couples who can’t seem to get through the day without an argument. This could have a serious toll on your health.

07/06/2012

(Ellen Mogell and Jeb Woody own a restaurant together, have a three-year-old son and a daughter on the way, and have no plans to marry.  Family photo provided)

Part 1: Modern Families

The definition of a family has changed from generation to generation.

06/27/2012

(The Majka family: Beth and Daniel with their son, Andrew, on Easter Sunday, 2009 -- five months before their wedding.  Credit: Daniel Majka)

Part 2: Reasoned Choices

In this second part of the series, we examine some of the reasons that committed couples raising children choose not to get married.

06/27/2012

(Ellen Gayda and her boyfriend raised a family without "benefit" of marriage.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Part 3: Impact on Children?

In part three, we examine unwed parenting and the potential impact on the children involved.

06/27/2012

(Mike Dougherty and Leeann Hamilton got married shortly after baby Lucy arrived.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Part 4: Some Pros and Cons

Experts say for couples who have children out of wedlock, there can be benefits — and maybe some unanticipated challenges.

06/27/2012

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No Emotional Distress Despite Stress At Wedding

A Connecticut woman recently brought a lawsuit against the caterer at her wedding for intentional infliction of emotional distress because the service fell far short of what was expected. But the Court ruled she had no claim.

06/22/2012

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Who Pays For A Cancelled Wedding?

Fairness says the one who broke the engagement should pay for a cancelled wedding but the law says it’s the one who signed the contract.

06/08/2012

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3 On Your Side: Finances For Couples

You think you know someone before you say “I do”, but their money habits may come as a shock and cause conflict for newlyweds.

06/05/2012

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