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Family Law Blog

Be the Best Divorced Dad You Can

There are numerous stereotypes concerning the role of fathers in divorce. Some people may believe that divorce gives fathers an excuse to spend less time with their children or that children should be ...
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Looking to Divorce in 2015?

January is known to attorneys as "Divorce Month," As this is the time of year that people choose to follow through with New Year's resolutions and make necessary changes to their lives. ...
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5 Financial Tips for Divorce

In many cases, getting a divorce is a complicated and messy process. Even in situations where the couple is amicable and agrees to end the relationship without any hard feelings, there is still the ...
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Patrick Dempsey Ends 15 Year Marriage

After 15 years of marriage, actor Patrick Dempsey, known for his role playing Dr. Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd on Grey's Anatomy, and wife Jillian Fink are divorcing. The couple have three ...
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Singers Ryan Adams & Mandy Moore To Divorce

Citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split, pop singer Mandy Moore filed for divorce from her husband of six years, fellow musician Ryan Adams. Married in 2009 after a four-week ...
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5 Realities of Divorce

Divorce can be a hard decision for many families, especially for couples that still have a friendly relationship. Unfortunately, this leads many couples to assume that they should simply stick it out ...
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Discovering the Cost of Divorce

One of the reasons why some people may choose to delay their divorce is because of the financial toll that filing can cause. Cost of divorce is definitely a factor, but the health and happiness of an ...
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First Same Sex Divorce Granted in Kentucky

One of the common reasons that courts in states that do not allow same sex marriage are reluctant to perform divorces for these couples is that the legal premise of doing so would make the marriages ...
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Things to Do Before Announcing a Divorce

January is one of the biggest months for divorce filings in the United States. Many people use the practice of making resolutions to put an end to a marriage that they are unhappy with. The stress of ...
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Nick Cannon Files for Divorce From Mariah Carey

In 2014, reports surfaced that seemingly happy couple Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey were experiencing trouble in their marital paradise. In August 2014, Cannon mentioned that he and Carey no longer ...
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Living Together Before Marriage May Prevent Divorce

One of the vows that is often made when one person marries another is "till death do us part." While the divorce rate is not nearly as high as the associated 50% statistic, many marriages in ...
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What Celebrities Can Teach Us About Divorce

January has already unveiled a large number of celebrity couples pursuing divorce. These celebrities provide an excellent vantage point for looking at divorce: they are removed from your personal ...
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When Divorce Is the Right Decision

Divorce is one of the most difficult decisions many couples must make in their lives. Some couples may choose to attend therapy and counseling sessions to try to work through some of the issues they ...
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10 Divorce Resolutions for the New Year

Make 2015 Your Best Year The New Year is the perfect time for a fresh start. This is the time for you to take your life by the reigns and steer it in the direction you want to. Whether you are ...
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New Startup Dedicated to Amicable Divorces

Divorce is one of those things that rarely go the way that you want it to, especially when one spouse does not want the divorce as much as the other one does or when there are hurt feelings. A divorce ...
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Tax Consequences of Splitting Assets

While couples seem to get together around New Year's Eve, divorce filings spike at the beginning of each year. Whether fueled by resolutions to end an unhappy marriage or simple convenience of ...
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How to Be a Good Divorce Client

Divorce is one of the most emotionally fraught events that you may go through in your life. It is difficult, frightening, and traumatic. But at the same time, it can also be one of the best and most ...
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Ohio Judge Rescinds Lesbian Couple's Okayed Divorce

In an interesting legal move, a judge in Athens County, Ohio, has reversed his decision to grant two women a divorce that he previously allowed. The divorce was to be the first same-sex divorce in the ...
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Harold Hamm Appeals $1 Billion Alimony Settlement

The 2014 high-profile divorce case of billionaire Harold Hamm resulted in a billion dollar divorce settlement that the oil tycoon believed was fair. However, in 2015, following the decrease in the ...
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America's Second Divorce Occurred on January 5, 1643

According to some narratives, America's spike in divorce occurred following the large-scale feminist movements of the twentieth century. While it may seem as though this country remained strict ...
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Why January 2nd is Known As Divorce Day

The New Year calls for new opportunities. January 2 nd is commonly referred to as "divorce day" thanks to the countless couples that take the start of the year as their chance to begin ...
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Keeping Your Divorce Private

Besides everything else you may be experiencing as you go through a divorce, one of the unexpected pitfalls is when your personal information becomes public record. In high profile divorces, this ...
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Post-Divorce Detox

If you have recently divorced after years of being in a marriage, you may be experiencing a significant amount of hurt and disappointment. Feeling this way can affect many other aspects of your life, ...
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Has Average Birth Age Contributed to Falling Divorce Rates?

It is now well-known that the oft-cited 50% divorce rate has no longer been true since the 1990's and the divorce rates across the nation have been in decline since then. In response to these ...
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Most Common Causes of Divorce

A Pennsylvania State University study recently released sought to determine some of the reasons why many marriages across the United States ended in divorce. While every family situation is unique and ...
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