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Marital Status

The state of being married or unmarried. Some definitions divide groups into single, married and divorced (or separated). Marital status qualifies one for various tax advantages; for example, married persons generally may exempt more of their income from taxes.
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The marital and family law certification exam contains five essay questions, 30 multiple-choice questions, and 25 short-answer questions.
Marital commitment (A=145, M= 343.3, SD = 46.108, Skewness= 0.997) was measured using a 50- item scale adapted from the Dimensions of Commitment Inventory (Adams & Jones, 1997).
The court disagreed because the payments were received in exchange for marital property Wyndmere's interest in David Goliath.
The parties purchased the marital home for $1,189,000.
Marital Quality is a subjective construct to measure which has been explored in different times and places (Selcuk et al., 2010; Mosmann and Falcke, 2011; Acevedo et al., 2012).
It is inferred that marriage is a religious bond and religious practices may contribute to marital well-being in couples (Brown, Orbuch, and Bauermeister, 2008).
Covariance analysis was used to examine marital quality scores.
Second, the Master found Husband's appraiser's testimony did not "square with the contents of his fair market value appraisal," particularly with regard to the property located across the street from the marital residence.
Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS; Spanier & Filsinger, 1983):The DAS is designed to measure marital adjustment (applicable to unmarried couples as well) have a standardized assessment of couple's relationship (Spanier & Cole, 1976; Spanier & Filsinger, 1983).
The most surprising finding was that for men, negative marital quality was linked to lower risk of developing diabetes and better management of the disease once diagnosed.