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Name Changes (Consumer-SOS)

Divorcesource.com (All 50 States & DC)
Learn everything about your state residency requirements, where to file, property distribution and support & custody issues.  

Divorce.net (All 50 States & DC)
Scroll down to your state for divorce related issues such as child custody, dividing property, establishing paternity, Enforcing child support orders and  much, much more.

Understanding New York Law: (Scroll Down Large Document, Can Download It As Well)
Children (Child Support pp.155-156, Child Abuse, Grandparents' Rights p.159)
             (Parental Responsibilities for damage by children, child labor laws pp.156-158)
             (Divorce & Custody Child Support pp.160-163)                       
Marriage Law (Legal Requirements,  Blood Tests, Age of Consent, Keeping Maiden Names, Annulment pp.151- 154)
                       Common Law Marriage, responsibility of spouses debt)
                       (Divorce & Custody Child Support pp.160-163)

Birth, Death, Marriage and Divorce Records (New York)
New York Charges a fee for such and only certain people can obtain them.

Child Support Warrants For Non Payment of Support (New York)
Lists those individuals who have had warrants against them, as well as how much they owe.

New York City Complaint Directory (Complaints Handled Not By The NY AG's Office)
A-Z Directory of where to go for help. From abandoned property to trouble with veterinarians!

Uncontested Divorce Forms For New York

New York Family Law Forms
Child custody, child support, paternity, guardians, etc.
See Also More New York State Forms

Name Change and Estate Forms (New York)
For adults and minors.

Divorce Central (All 50 States & DC)
Info on
grounds for divorce, alimony, custody and support. Also has links to state help groups such as the courts, Department Of Human Resources and legal aid.

Claiming Dependants On Your Taxes
Here are the 5 tests used to determine if you can take a federal tax deduction. Includes information on custodial and non-custodial parents.

For Specific Rules and Examples click Here and scroll to your situation.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Relief Act:
If you're a reserve component service member called to active duty, you're protected by a law that can save you some legal problems and possibly some money as well. Under the provisions of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940, you may qualify for any or all of the following: • Reduced interest rate on mortgage payments. • Reduced interest rate on credit card debt. • Protection from eviction if your rent is $1,200 or less. • Delay of all civil court actions, such as bankruptcy, foreclosure or divorce proceedings.

Marriage & Divorce Laws of the Fifty States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
This table links to the marriage & divorce laws of the states and attempts to summarize some of their salient points. 

States That Recognize Common Law Marriage

FAQs On Name Changes (Not State Specific)

Where To Write For Vital Records (50 States & DC)
For birth, death and marriage certificates, divorce papers and more.

Divorce Decrees & Credit (Myths)

How To Protect Your Credit In A Divorce

Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDROs) Booklet
Things to consider relating to your pension savings if you’re getting a divorce.

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