NOLO Legal Answers for Marriage
We think of marriage as a romantic institution, but it’s also a legal arrangement—a contract, really, with terms written by the state. Use this guide to find quick answers to a wide variety of practical questions you might have about how the law (federal, state, and local) affects you and your spouse to be when getting married.
- Marriage Licenses and Certificates
- How Marriage Affects Your Credit
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Visas and Green Cards