Must My Partner Support Me If We Are Not Legally Married?

No. The legal obligation to support a wife or husband does not apply to unmarried couples. But just as you can create property rights with an agreement, you might be able to create support rights with an agreement. The same rules regarding any requirements that property agreements be in writing are likely to apply to support agreements for support. See a lawyer who specializes in family law for help in drafting a binding agreement...

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Finding Peace From Divorce – The Yoga Solution

Peace From Divorce – The Yoga Solution There is an emotional and spiritual impact to getting a divorce. Most believe it’s a time to toughen-up and remove ones heart from the process. This is often aggravated by a legal system that promotes a me-against him or her mentality. But this is not your only path. There are Yoga Centers that can help you remove yourself from the cycle of fear and sadness. Nothing is needed more in a...

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The Legal Rights Of Unmarried Partners

By “unmarried couples”, we mean two individuals who are not married and know they are not married, but who live together in a marriage-like arrangement. While most unmarried couples are heterosexual, we include in this term same-sex relationships as well, although the law regarding same-sex couples is still emerging and is not yet settled. If we are unmarried, what rights do I have in my partner’s property? Without...

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