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Family Law Blog

Men Can Receive Alimony From Ex-Wives

As more men stay home with the children and women take active roles in the workplace, alimony trends are shifting. Statistics show that more and more men have begun to receive alimony from their ...
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Documents Necessary in a Divorce

Getting a divorce often means that documents and information that has rarely seen the light of day must be found, copied, and presented to an attorney. These documents are generally related to ...
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Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe Successfully Co-Parent

While there has been a lot of acknowledgement for Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's conscious uncoupling and subsequent friendship, there are other Hollywood couples that provide examples of ...
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How to Tell If Your Child is Handling Divorce

With so much talk and emphasis about ensuring that children are taken care of in the event of a divorce, how can a parent know whether or not their child is adjusting? With all that is happening with ...
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Details of Prenup Revealed in Griffin Divorce

In the high-stakes divorce of Kenneth Griffin and his wife, even the smallest details can move millions of dollars around. Recently, Griffin made the details of the couple's prenuptial agreement ...
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Engagement Ring Cost May Indicate Divorce

One of the first things that a person does when they decide they want to marry someone is to purchase an engagement ring. An engagement ring serves as a symbol for the public that the person will soon ...
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Prioritizing the Needs of Children in a Divorce

One of the most important aspects of any divorce is ensuring that the children are taken care of, which includes making sure that they don't experience any blame or bad feelings as a result of the ...
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There Is No Need to Be Friends with An Ex

Many divorce guidelines have generally supported remaining friendly with an ex-spouse following a divorce, especially when children are involved. While co-parenting is an invaluable tool for those ...
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Oasis Frontman's Divorce Complicates Child Support Trial

The famed singer of band Oasis is facing issues with a child-support settlement that depends on the finalization of the divorce with his estranged wife in England. Liam Gallagher split from his wife ...
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Wife of American Idol Host Files for Divorce

After 19 years of marriage, the wife of former "American Idol" host has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split. Friendly Divorce for Randy and Erika ...
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Cooking Show Couple Calls it Quits

After twenty years of marriage, Food Network cooking hosts and stars of "Down Home with the Neelys" are getting a divorce. The couple dated while in high school and have one adult daughter ...
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Retirement Funds & Divorce

One of the most overlooked aspects in a divorce is also one of the most important, which is a spouse's retirement account. Many of these accounts can contain significant amounts of money that have ...
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Infidelity Rumors in Wiz Khalifa Divorce

Rapper Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose are divorcing after a year of marriage amidst allegations of infidelity. Rose filed for divorce on September 21 st and cited irreconcilable differences as the reason ...
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Genetic Testing & Divorce

As science and technology make serious advances, humans get to benefit from the new information that is revealed. One company, 23andMe, has used these advances to allow people to access their genetic ...
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Dividing Art in a Divorce

Artwork can have not only financial, but aesthetic, emotional, and personal value. Much of the value of a painting is outside of the amount of money that has been paid for the piece. Oftentimes, ...
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Handling Middle Age Divorce

In ever increasing rates, middle aged parents with children are going through divorces. This individual has spent years with one partner, with some friends becoming mutual confidants. When a split ...
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How Date of Separation Affects Divorce Settlement

While the high-profile divorce case of Oklahoma oil billionaire Harold Hamm is blocked from the public over fears of revealing confidential company secrets, there is enough public access to know that ...
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Kris & Bruce Jenner to Divorce

Kris Jenner, made famous for her role as parent to Kourtney, Kim, and Khloe Kardashian and Kendall and Kylie Jenner, and husband Bruce Jenner will be ending their marriage. Bruce Jenner is an Olympic ...
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Honey Maid Ad Celebrates Divorced Families

Graham cracker company Honey Maid made headlines last year as they spotlighted the diversity of American families. Their most recent ad targets divorced families as another facet of American society. ...
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Billionaire Ken Griffin Appoints Attorney for Children

Billionaire Ken Griffin is divorcing from his wife of 11 years. In the ensuing custody battle, the children have been appointed an attorney who will protect their best interests. Guardian Ad Litem ...
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Financial Steps for the Newly Divorced

In most divorces, the financial future of a newly-divorced individual hangs in question. Whether both spouses worked or one stayed at home, a reconfiguration of finances must take place to ensure that ...
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South Carolina Representative Choosing Mediation in Divorce

A Republican representative from South Carolina, Mark Sanford, and his wife have agreed to undergo mediation in order to address parenting concerns and other issues in their divorce following a ...
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"Orange Is The New Black" Writer Files for Divorce

A writer for the popular HBO show "Orange Is The New Black", Lauren Morelli, has filed for divorce from her husband. Morelli realized while writing for the show that she was not content with ...
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Telling Others About Your Divorce

Divorce is a process that does not necessarily end once the decision to get a divorce is made, or even after the divorce is finalized. From the moment a couple decide to begin the divorce procedure, ...
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Right to Divorce Denied to Couple in Florida

For many couples, the right to marry also involves the right for a couple to divorce. However, for some same sex married couples, the right to divorce is not so easily granted. Since many states do ...
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