FAA6.A Changes : 03 Effecting Changes : F Marital Status - Effecting Changes
Marital Status - Effecting Changes
Information on this page refers to the Cash Assistance program
Effecting changes in marital status.
Policy
Legally married participants are financially responsible for each other. Their income and resources are used in the eligibility determination.
Marital status is only a change reporting requirement for CA households assigned Standard Reporting. Marital status is not a change reporting requirement for NA or Simplified Reporting.
Verification
Marital status must be verified when either of the following apply:
Only when change in marital status is questionable
Married Minor Parents must verify that they are married or have been married.
The following are examples of documents that may be used to verify marital status:
Divorce decree
Insurance record
Legal annulment documents
Marriage license
Navajo Nation Family Court decree validating a Navajo common law marriage
Other records indicating that a participant was or is married
Religious records
Separation papers
Tribal records
Legal Authorities
7 CFR 273.1
45 CFR 206.10(a)(9)
AAC R6-12-306
AAC R6-12-309C
last revised 08/30/2021