Questions tagged [marriage]

Questions about the legal issues of forming, ending and living within a marriage.

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Where is the best place for a man to pursue a divorce?

As far as divorce law goes, in what country and/or state is the best place for a man to get a divorce? (I.e., where will he receive the most favorable terms?)
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How is polygamy handled across borders?

Polygamy is legal in some countries and illegal in some others. What is the legal status of a polygamic family in a monogamic country? If this is not regulated by international law let's narrow this ...
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How to report a sham marriage in Sweden

It makes sense to reject a sham marriage (marriage of convenience) arranged solely for the purpose of admitting foreigners to EU on false claims of "anknytningsperson" (loosely speaking "connected ...
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Can I keep my last name if I get married?

Can I keep my last name the same if I get married? I don't want to hyphenate it either. Is this possible? Is it a MUST that I change or hyphenate it? I am in New York City, New York.
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Is there legal precedent for judges require marriage as a condition for probation?

So apparently in East Texas a judge has ordered that a man marries his girlfriend because he assaulted her ex-boyfriend. The conditions for probation were: Marrying his girlfiend within 30 days ...
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Obergefell and its implications on other family rights

Now that same sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, I was wondering what the impact of this decision would be on laws that limit the abilities of same-sex couples to adopt children and other ...
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Does a divorced/widow(er)ed person under the age of 20 in Thailand retain sui juris?

In Thailand, a minor (one who has not received sui juris) is a person under the age of 20. An exception is made if the person is married - which can happen when both parties are over the age of 17. ...

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