What Is Common Law Marriage?

What Is Common Law Marriage?

A common law marriage is a marriage that is legally valid even though the couple didn’t have a wedding ceremony or obtain a marriage license. How is that possible? Back in the old days, before there were actual laws that defined the legal requirements for marriage,...
How To Establish Paternity In California

How To Establish Paternity In California

As many couples know, being a father to a child doesn’t always mean being the actual biological father. There are a wide range of circumstances under which a man may choose to be, or not be, a child’s legal father. But to establish paternity in those outlying cases,...