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For psychological and sociological aspects, see marriagemarriage,
socially sanctioned union that reproduces the family. In all societies the choice of partners is generally guided by rules of exogamy (the obligation to marry outside a group); some societies also have rules of endogamy (the obligation to marry within a group).
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. For legal aspects, see divorcedivorce,
partial or total dissolution of a marriage by the judgment of a court. Partial dissolution is a divorce "from bed and board," a decree of judicial separation, leaving the parties officially married while forbidding cohabitation.
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; husband and wifehusband and wife,
the legal aspects of the married state (for the sociological aspects, see marriage). The Marriage Contract

Marriage is a contractual relationship between a man and a woman that vests the parties with a new legal status.
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; parent and childparent and child,
legal relationship, created by biological (birth) relationship or by adoption, that confers certain rights and duties on parent and child; in some states the courts have given the nonbiological, nonadoptive partner of a parent standing as a parent in a legal
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The Defendant appealed, contending that the trial court should have held that the civil union is a marriage equivalent for property distribution under New York Domestic Relations Law.
Beach is a certified matrimonial arbitrator, a frequent speaker on CLE programs on family law and the author of two publications: "Trial Practice in Domestic Relations" and "Division of Marital Property in Missouri." He has served as co-chair of the Domestic Violence Council of St.
Domestic Relations: Cases and Materials, 8th Edition
Darwin Martinez Torres, of Sterling, was arraigned in Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court and ordered held without bail pending a July 19 court appearance.
Scholars and jurists have long debated the origins and current scope of the so-called domestic relations exception to Article III.
Prior to that, he served as a probation officer in Mecklenburg's then newly created juvenile and domestic relations court.
Before that, he served as a probation officer in Mecklenburg's Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
Nelson, (190) the 1972 summary disposition whose precedential value was extensively debated in the lead-up to Obergefell, (191) was arguably "based upon the domestic relations exception." (192) Baker involved an appeal from a judgment by the Minnesota Supreme Court upholding a ban on same-sex marriage.
Black discusses the events in British history that influenced foreign and domestic relations under George Is rule, including the Glorious Revolution and the Restoration, in addition to more contemporary influences, such as the Jacobite Rebellion.
* A qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) allows an employee's retirement plan to pay benefits to an ex-spouse named as alternate payee.
When it comes to qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs), plan sponsors and recordkeepers need to head off potential issues before they become larger problems.
They cover jurisdiction, choice of law, judgments, the problem of domicile, and conflicts problems in domestic relations. This edition includes discussion of the Supreme Court's 2011 decisions in J.

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