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BUSINESS LAW B-PERSONAL LAW Objective 5.01 Understand Domestic Relations Law BB30 Business Law 5.01Summer 2013
Domestic Relations Law BB30 Business Law 5.01Summer )Marriage Contracts-Is getting engaged to be married a type of contract? 2)Prenuptial Agreements- What is a prenuptial agreement? Are “prenups” as they are commonly referred to, legal and binding in case of divorce at a later time? 3)Marriage Rights and Obligations-Does getting married change a couple’s legal status?
Types of Marriages BB30 Business Law 5.01Summer )Common-Law Marriage-What is a “common-law marriage”? 2)Ceremonial Marriage- Do marriages have to be performed in a church or by a religious cleric? 3)Proxy Marriage- What is a proxy marriage? 4)Covenant Marriage-Do all states require a covenant marriage? 5)Marriages Performed Internationally-If an American couple gets married in England, Spain or Germany are their marriages legal in the United States?
Illegal or Prohibited Marriages BB30 Business Law 5.01Summer )Bigamy and Polygamy-What is the difference between bigamy and polygamy? 2)Consanguinity and Affinity-What are the differences between consanguinity and affinity?
Legal Requirements for Marriage BB30 Business Law 5.01Summer )Age-varies by state- The legal age to get married in almost every state is 18 years old. Does anyone know what the N.C. legal age is? 2)Marriage License-What is a marriage license? 3)Waiting Period-Are waiting periods mandatory? 4)Blood Test and Physical Exam- What reasons would a state require a blood test or physical exam?
Legal Ways to End a Marriage BB30 Business Law 5.01Summer )Annulment- What is an annulment? Is pregnancy a reason for an annulment? 2)Legal Separation- What constitutes a legal separation? 3)Divorce Adultery-What is adultery? Cruelty-Is cruelty physical or mental? Desertion, alcohol and drugs- What are the acts involved with these? No Fault Divorce-Are there any requirements by either spouse in a no fault divorce?
Family Legal Issues with a Divorce BB30 Business Law 5.01Summer 2013 Alimony-Which spouse receives alimony? Child Custody- What is involved in deciding child custody? Child Support-Does child support consists of just monetary support? Support Enforcement- What does child support enforcement actually do? Marital property-How is marital property distributed?