What is the main reason for getting married?

What is the main reason for getting married?

While love may be the biggest reason people marry, it's not the only one. In general, people make the commitment to spend their lives together for more than a single reason. Every couple chooses to commit to marriage because it serves their needs and supports their values and dreams.

What legally changes when you get married?

Changing your name legally. (To find out how, see Changing Your Name After Marriage.) Adding your spouse to your health insurance policy. Adding your spouse as your beneficiary on bank accounts, retirement plans, securities, and life insurance policies.

Can you get married without getting married?

Legal marriage is not the same thing as a wedding nor is it meant to be a substitute for having one. Many people simply appreciate the ritual of a wedding despite not wanting to or being able to get legally married. There are many things you can do to celebrate your relationship without getting legally married.

What can prevent you from getting a marriage license?

People who are insane, weak minded, or of unsound mind are not permitted to obtain a marriage license, unless the Court decides that issuing the marriage license is in the best interest of both the incompetent applicant and the general public.