5 questions to ask before signing wedding vendor contracts

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Understanding your wedding vendor contracts before you sign them is critical for protecting your best interest as a client. Most contracts are customizable, so you should be able to change […]

Wedding contracts 101: Key clauses and terms to understand

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If you are planning a wedding, you may be required to sign many wedding service contracts. You’ll need to sign a contract with your wedding planner, photographer, caterer, entertainment, venue […]

Eloping: Legal tips for your secret wedding


Elopement used to be thought of as a young couple sneaking away in the night to get married secretly, but now it often is simply getting married with a small, […]

Destination weddings: How to get married abroad

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Planning to get married on a faraway beach, in your favorite foreign city, or at the base of your favorite ski slope? You can get married almost anywhere with careful […]

International love: How to marry a foreigner or non-citizen

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If you are a non-citizen or plan to marry a non-citizen, you may want to know how to have a wedding that is legally recognized. You may also have questions […]

Prenups are for lovers: 3 benefits of Prenuptial Agreements

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While many couples focus on the “fun” part of getting married, in its essence, marriage is also a legal agreement. Laws define what that agreement is and what may happen […]

Make it legal: How to get a marriage license

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Obtaining a marriage license in most states is simple and often there is only a minimal waiting period, if any. States do not require you to have residency in the […]

Should you take out a second mortgage?

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A second mortgage is a loan taken against the equity you’ve built up on your home since you signed your first mortgage. We are discussing different scenarios to consider if you are thinking about taking out a second mortgage on your home.

Know your rights: Immigration rights and protections

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Like citizens, immigrants and those here using a Visa have rights and protections. Some protections are provided by the US Constitution and some states grant rights such as driving privileges. Learn more about immigration rights and protections.

5 things you can do for your mental health

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May is Mental Health Wellness Month. The goal of Mental Health Wellness Month is to increase mental health awareness and to highlight the importance of taking care of our mental health. We are discussing 5 things you can do for your mental health today.

The royal wedding will lack a prenup, but should you?

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The royal wedding is just around the corner and it looks like there will not be a Prenuptial Agreement. Learn more about what a prenuptial agreement is and if it’s something you and your partner should consider.

Domestic partnership vs. common-law marriage


Common-law marriages and domestic partnerships can seem similar but they do have differences when it comes to requirements and benefits.