Author: LegalEase Solutions Introduction XXX wife entered into a religious “Marriage Contract” with XXX husband in which husband promised to pay wife a $25,000 dowry. The contract is silent on the conditions for the payment of the dowry. The agreement is signed by both parties and attested to by two witnesses. Questions Presented Can the … Continue reading “Enforceability of Religious Marriage Contract in Ohio”
Tiger Woods today published his statement about his and his wife Elin Nordegren’s marriage relationship, acknowledging generally his unnamed trangressions, acknowledging generally his failings as a husband and as a father, denying the public entry into his and Elin’s marriage and family life, pledging to become a better husband and father, and—to those who have supported … Continue reading “Tiger Woods’ Statement”
We equate marriage with happiness. Most of us envision marriage as one of the things, if not the thing, that will most make us happy. Popular culture constantly publishes the notion of marriage as a state of being from which personal happiness arises and without which personal happiness is improbable. But what if marriage is … Continue reading “Happiness: 6 Myths and Truths”
In a joint e-mail distributed the day after Thanksgiving, Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky—high school friends and longtime companions—announced to family and friends their engagement.
Spouses generally include the phrase “in sickness and in health” in their wedding vows, and most married persons probably intend to honor that pledge. Recent research, however, by several medical researchers including Dr. Marc Chamberlin, a Seattle oncologist and chief of the neuro-oncology division of Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, indicates that in the event of … Continue reading “Women are more likely than men to stay with a cancer-striken spouse.”
This nation elected Barack Obama as its 44th President a year ago this month. In the intervening months we Americans as a nation have experienced many tumults and disruptions in our economy, our public discourse, and our personal lives. We have, however, had several constants in our public life, one of which has been the marriage of Barack … Continue reading “The Obamas’ Marriage”
The chuppah (pronounced KOO-PAH, also spelled huppah and pronounced HOO-PAH) is the canopy under which a Jewish wedding ceremony occurs. The groom escorts the bride to the chuppah, then the bride and groom, their parents, and the rabbi stand beneath the chuppah during the wedding ceremony.
There is always something, usually several things, that we want to buy for ourselves. Nowadays, I think about the message that my personal spending sends to my spouse—it tells my wife that I’m thinking about myself; I also think about the message that my saving sends to my spouse—it tells my wife that I’m thinking … Continue reading “Building better marriage bonds by saving money each month.”
Worried about what the weather will be like on your wedding day? For your wedding ceremony? During your reception? On your honeymoon? Online weather sites can help you cope with the uncertainty of the weather on these important occasions.
Defining serial marriage as three or more marriages, and using U.S. Census Bureau data from the 2008 American Community Survey, the Pew Research Center reports that five percent of all Americans were in serial marriages in 2008. The report, “The States of Marriage and Divorce,” presents data on the marriage status of Americans in each of … Continue reading “Serial Marriage Rate (3 Plus) Highest in the South”