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Special Situations That Will Affect Your Divorce

Articles and information related to special situations such as same sex relationships, divorce and disabilities and children with special needs.
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Jewish Divorce Law
Under Jewish divorce law only a man can commence a divorce action. Orthodox communities follow this law strictly and only recognize a divorce action if it is begun by the husband. Conservative and Reform Jewish communities feel that although the Talmud says it is the husband who must commence the Get (sefer k’ritot), the wife may begin the...

What Is Common Law Marriage?
Common Law Marriage is an alternative to traditional marriage. Instead of obtaining a marriage license, a man and woman who live together and “intend to be married” can become common law spouses without a license or a wedding.[/

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