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  • All Law.com
    This is a great overall legal resource for issues related to family, marriage and divorce.

    It's a bit technical, but this site gives you all the basics about family and marriage laws in the state of California.

  • divorce law: an overview
    divorce: an overview There are two types of divorce-- absolute and limited. An absolute divorce, (also called a "divorce a vinculo matrimonii" is a judicial termination of a marriage based on marital misconduct or other statutory cause arising after the marriage ceremony. As a result of an absolute divorce both parties' status becomes single again.

  • Family Law - Common-law Marriage
    Although a license and ceremony generally are required, some states still recognize what is known as a "common-law" marriage. In this type of "marriage," which was more common in f rontier times, a man and woman who have lived together for a certain period of time and who hold themselves to be husband and wife are considered to be married even without a license and a formal ceremony. (marital)

  • Family Law - Living Together
    Today several million unmarried couples live together ("cohabit") in the United States. There are no laws prohibiting this. Some local zoning laws do prohibit more than three unrelated people from sharing a house or apartment. (marital)

  • Family Law - Marriage
    A diverse source of listings and information regarding marriage and divorce.

    A legalistic overview of several aspects of marriage...annulment, marriage formalities, consent to marry and more.

  • Family Law - Marriage Requirements
    The requirements for marriage vary somewhat from state to state, but basically involve a marriage license and a ceremony (religious or civil). (marital)

  • Islamic Family Law
    Islamic Family Law (IFL), which includes all matters of inheritance for Muslims, is an integral part of a rich, complex and highly sophisticated system of Islamic jurisprudence (commonly known as Shari'a) that can be traced back to the 8th and 9th centuries C.E. Significant theological and jurisprudential differences existed from the very beginning not only between Sunni and Shi'a Muslim jurists, but also among the different schools of thought of each tradition, and indeed within the same school of thought (Madhahib, sing. Madhhab).

    Family Law: Here are all sorts of materials on the legal aspects of Marriage, Divorce, Children, etc... split into a number of overlapping categories.

    Marriage is ordained and designed by God Almighty. We are discussing this all important institution from a Biblical perspective. We are mostly concerned here with the strictly Biblical aspect of it. We are considering this subject from the viewpoint of the Old Testament and of the New Testament. A brief consideration of divorce will also be made.

  • marriage: an overview - Cornell Law
    In the English common law tradition from which our legal doctrines and concepts have developed, a marriage was a contract based upon a voluntary private agreement by a man and a woman to become husband and wife. Marriage was viewed as the basis of the family unit and vital to the preservation of morals and civilization.

  • Marriage Builders
    Marriage Builders site, you will be introduced to some of the best ways to overcome marital conflicts and some of the quickest ways to restore love.

  • Marriage: Legal Overview
    A wedding can be romantic, fun or stressful. It can be large or small. You can have a religious ceremony or a civil ceremony. No matter what type of wedding you plan to have there are certain legal requirements that must be met before you can have a ceremony. And marriage creates certain legal benefits and responsibilities as well. (from My Counsel.com(

  • Marriage Requirements
    The requirements for marriage vary somewhat from state to state, but basically involve a marriage license and a ceremony (religious or civil). When two people agree to marry, they are creating a contract--an exchange of promises. The marriage license serves as proof of the existence of a marriage contract.

  • Marriage Troubles
    GotTrouble.com is the ultimate resource for people thinking about either ending their marriage or rebuilding their marriage. Whether you're looking for a divorce attorney, mediator or marriage counselor, we can help you find the people and services you need fast.

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