Government and State Resources
- Marriage of U.S. Citizens Abroad
If you are planning to get married overseas, visit the U.S. State Department's Web site. The Department of State helps develop and implement foreign policy; manages foreign affairs resources; leads and coordinates U.S. representation abroad; conducts negotiations and concludes agreements and treaties; and coordinates and supports international activities of other U.S. agencies and officials.
- Social Security Administration
Visit this site to learn about benefits and how to change your name on your social security card. Click here to find the nearest Social Security office for your area. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is headed by a Commissioner and has a staff of over 65,000 employees within an organizational structure of 13 offices.
- Marriage & Living
Information on the legalities behind marriage, prenuptial agreements, living together and other areas. Nolo.com is a legal guide, which provides do-it- yourself legal solutions for consumers and small businesses.
- Canadian Requirements
This article discusses the requirements needed for a marriage license in Canada. About.com is a commercial Web site with guides that offer practical advice and solutions for every day life.
- Destination Weddings Requirements
Go to the middle of the page to ‘Articles’ and choose your destination to find out more about its marriage license laws and requirements. The Knot is a comprehensive resource for couples seeking information and services to help plan their weddings and their future lives together.
- How to Get Married at Sea
If you’d like to get married on a boat, cruise ship or in a port there are certain legalities involved. Read this article for more information. About.com is a commercial Web site with guides that offer practical advice and solutions for every day life.
- U.S. State Marriage License Laws
Click on your state (or the state where you will have the ceremony) for information about state requirements and laws. About.com is a commercial Web site with guides that offer practical advice and solutions for every day life.
Planning a Wedding
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- InStyle Weddings
This is a commercial Web site of wedding planning articles and links. The site is produced by the publishers of the InStyle and InStyle Wedding magazines.
- Modern Bride
This is a commercial Web site of wedding planning articles and links. The site is produced by the publishers of the Modern Bride magazine.
- The Knot
A great place to start for wedding planning. This commercial site features an online gift registry, articles, and a wedding shop.