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Strategies that Will Not Save Your Marriage

Few couples head straight for divorce when their marriages become difficult. Instead, many try to work out their difficulties and rebuild their marriages into healthy relationships. Couples have different reasons for wanting to remain married. Some want to raise their … Continue reading

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Marriage Based Petition and Adjustment of Status Green Card Approval for Filipina Client in Jacksonville Florida

CASE: Marriage-Based Adjustment of Status NATIONALITY: Filipina                                                                                                        LOCATION: Jacksonville, FL Our client is from the Philippines who came to the U.S. on a H-1B visa in December 2015. In November 2016, our client married her current U.S. citizen husband.  She … Continue reading

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Marriage Penalties and Bonuses under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Key Findings A marriage penalty or bonus is the change in a couple’s total tax bill as a result of getting married and thus filing their taxes jointly. Marriage bonuses typically occur when two individuals with disparate incomes marry. Marriage … Continue reading

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Indonesia May Criminalize Sex Before Marriage

From Time: Riding a tsunami of moral conservatism and anti-gay prejudice, Indonesia’s Islamic political parties appear on the cusp of a major victory: outlawing all sex outside marriage. Revisions to Indonesia’s criminal code being considered by Parliament would allow prison… … Continue reading

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Marriage Counseling Effectiveness

Marriage counseling, or couple’s counseling, is a form of psychological therapy that seeks to deal with mental health issues, or other problems, stemming from a relationship between two people. The idea is that both parties will attend counseling as a … Continue reading

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