Can you marry for money?
Marrying for money, also called a safety marriage, is one such type of alternative marriage agreement. The people in these relationships may not have a whirlwind romance, but they go into the situation knowing that's not what they expect.
Is it illegal to keep money from your spouse?
If the husband is withholding money that is solely his, there is nothing illegal about his action. In all states, community property or not, some money can be considered separate property, even in marriage.
Is marrying for citizenship illegal?
Most marriages between residents and non-residents are undertaken properly, for reasons other than or in addition to residency status. That said, the practice of obtaining residency through marriage is illegal in the United States if the marriage itself is fraudulent.
How does money work when you get married?
If a couple decides to merge their money halfway, each spouse keeps a separate bank account in which to put their paychecks, and then there is a joint account funded by both spouses from which expenses are paid.