Marriage as a Legal Agreement

Below is a list of links to marriage legal matters.

Common Law Marriage

Some states recognize common law marriage. Click on the links below to find out more about common law marriage and if your state does recognize these marriages.

  • How To Know if Your Common Law Marriage Is Recognized
    Lists the states in which common law marriage is recognized. This article also offers information on requirements are needed in order to apply for a common law marriage.
  • Common Law Marriage FAQ
    Nolo.com answers questions regarding common law marriage. Nolo.com is a legal guide, which provides do-it-yourself legal solutions for consumers and small businesses.

Marriage Legal Rights and Benefits

  • Marriage Rights and Benefits
    This article discusses the potential rights and benefits couples may receive as a result of getting married. Remember, benefits range from state to state. Nolo.com is a legal guide, which provides do-it-yourself legal solutions for consumers and small businesses.
  • Marriage, Money and Property
    FindLaw features articles on taxes, property, and money matters. FindLaw is a legal Web site, providing comprehensive legal resources on the Internet for legal professionals, businesses, students and individuals.

Prenuptial Agreements

  • Prenuptial Agreements – FindLaw.com
    Enter your zip code and proceed to find a list of 10 articles related to prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements. FindLaw is a legal Web site, providing comprehensive legal resources on the Internet for legal professionals, businesses, students and individuals.
  • Prenuptial Agreements – Nolo.com
    Nolo.com offers articles about the basic legalities of prenuptial agreements. Nolo.com is a legal guide, which provides do-it-yourself legal solutions for consumers and small businesses.

Updated: 5/2009