Is North Dakota a common law state?
Common law marriage is not recognized in North Dakota. This is when a couple lives together as man and wife without the benefit of a legal marriage. Cousins are not allowed to marry in North Dakota. Same sex marriages are not allowed.
What states are community property?
The states having community property are Louisiana, Arizona, California, Texas, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. Community property states follow the rule that all assets acquired during the marriage are considered "community property."
Is North Dakota an alimony state?
While all states allow for no-fault divorce, North Dakota is one of the few states that recognize fault-based divorce. Adultery is grounds for fault-based divorce and may also be grounds for spousal support. Upon granting the divorce, the court may order one spouse to pay spousal support – or alimony – to the other.