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Rhode Island Declines to Recognize Couple’s Relationship as Common-Law Marriage

Rhode Island is one of the minority of states that recognize common-law marriage. However, there are certain things that are required in order for a court to decide that a couple is in a common-law marriage. One requirement specifically was … Continue reading

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Marriage Based Petition and Adjustment of Status Green Card Approval for Dominican Client in Cleveland Ohio

CASE: Marriage-Based Adjustment of Status NATIONALITY: Dominican LOCATION: Cleveland, OH Our client is from Dominican Republic who came to the U.S. on a B-2 Visitor’s Visa in July 2014.  In November 2016, our client married her current U.S. citizen husband. … Continue reading

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Staying in a Bad Marriage Can Be Physically Unhealthy

There is a general consensus that people who are married live happier and healthier lives than those who divorce or never marry. People who are opposed to divorce will use this concept as a reason why struggling spouses should stay married … Continue reading

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Reasons to Consider a Prenup Before Marriage

Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How Can I protect myself from my spouses spending habits?” Prenuptial agreements often have a bad reputation. Marriage is “supposed” to be the union of two people who are in love and … Continue reading

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When Is Choosing Single Parenthood a Better Option Than Marriage?

As a divorce lawyer, my days are spent untangling the married lives of people who no longer want to be married, and who sometimes should never have gotten married in the first place. In a recent New York Times article … Continue reading

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