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According to the New York Daily News, Luda proposed to Eudoxie on December 26 by lighting up the question "Eudoxie, will you marry me" in blue on a grass field while their plane flew overhead. Then, in his own words, he "did the thing before 2015" in a private ceremony over the holidays.
The real kicker, however, came when it was revealed that they got engaged and married on the same day, reports E! News.
It's sweet, romantic, and rife with legal issues. Like an obnoxious parent, we'll remind you that before you "act a fool" and have your own quickie wedding, consider these few pieces of Luda lyric-inspired advice:
Your friends and family might be right: It's too soon. Look, we've all had our puppy love moments -- you're feeling like Ryan Reynolds in "The Proposal," all suddenly in love with Sandra Bullock and trying to get married in a barn before she gets deported to Canada.
"Get back. Get back." Because there are a lot of legal issues to consider.
Do you know what happens you get married? Spouses' property becomes marital (or community) property. Debts do too! And divorce, at least out here in the Golden State, takes months, even though a marriage can be had with a few pen strokes and a trip to the county clerk. (Or a trip to Vegas.)
And nearly all states have residency requirements, so there's no just thing as reverse-elopement or divorce hotel.
"My chick bad. My chick hood. My chick do stuff that your chick wish she could."
It sounds great until that quickie marriage turns into a Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries-esque 72-day marriage. (She, by the way, holla'd for a prenup.)
But nothing compares to Jennifer Lopez's legal nightmare: Her ex-husband was shopping a film about their marriage which included video footage of "sexual situations" from their honeymoon.
Marriage sometimes ends in divorce. And if you have an existing marriage, you'll need to clear that up before you can get married to your new beloved. (Again, see Kim K, who is a walking course in Family Law basics.)
Even if you've long-since divorced, you'll want to keep the paperwork handy: A past client of mine ran into trouble when she couldn't locate her decades-old divorce decree in time to get a marriage license for her upcoming wedding.
Thought about it? Still want a quickie marriage? You'll want to check your local marriage license requirements to see if quickies are an option in your state.
If not, you can always "runaway love" and get married in Las Vegas.
Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.