Alimony, also known as spousal support, is one of the most controversial topics in many divorce cases. If a partner makes sacrifices to support the other person’s career or gives up their own career to raise children, they may be entitled to support after the termination of the marriage. However, a growing number of states […]
The 2015 Supreme Court decision that affirmed the legality of same-sex marriage across the United States is still fairly recent in the country’s history, leaving many same-sex couples without the estate planning documents they need to protect themselves in the event of their partner’s death. It’s important for same-sex couples to set aside time to […]
Seventeen-year-olds can still marry with parental consent and judicial approval, but there will be no more marriages in New York state for younger teens.