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Heart Attack Risk Increases After Divorce

Although many people who have experienced a divorce are familiar with the feeling of heartbreak, they may not realize the possibly detrimental effect of a divorce on their heart health. A recent report from the Duke Clinical Research Institute in Durham, North Carolina indicates that people face an increased risk of heart attacks throughout the… Read More »

How Much Does Your Spouse Make Perfect Storm for Divorce Lawyers

On June 24, 2015, WPIX television news aired a newscast wherein it was reported that almost 50% of the married population does not know how much their spouse earns. This is shocking. Marriage, as an institution, creates a financial partnership. In fact, history shows that one of the “civil” or non-religious reasons for marriage was… Read More »

Steps to Take if Divorce Appears Imminent

Most individuals work hard to avoid splitting up, but sometimes couples find themselves facing a divorce even after their best attempts to salvage a marriage. If divorce is on the horizon, there are several steps you can take to better prepare yourself for this life-changing event: Know rights. As a first measure, you will want… Read More »

Continuing Business Partnerships After a Divorce

It’s one thing to split up as a couple, but what if you are also business partners? With approximately 3.7 million businesses owned by a husband and wife, divorce among people who jointly run a company is increasingly common. When this happens, partners must decide whether or not they will continue to work alongside one… Read More »

Prison Sex; Lies and an Alleged Murder Plot – Is Divorce Really That Bad

Over the years there have been dozens of murder for hire; murder for sexual favors; and murder by fraud or scheme to defraud perpetrated by a spouse who could have simply divorced their partner. This was easier to understand prior to the enactment of the No Fault Divorce law in October 2010.  In October 2010… Read More »

Preventing People From Marrying

There is an old joke that stands for the following proposition “marriage is the root of all divorces”.  Is the cart before the horse?  At this point in time the number of couples getting married has dramatically declined in the United States.  Prior generations, Generation X and the Baby Boomers, enjoyed a marriage rate of… Read More »

Handling Child Custody Between Unmarried Parents

Negotiating child custody arrangements between parents can be one of the most contentious areas after a divorce. Likewise, unmarried parents often have to confront the same set of complicated issues about the care and welfare of their children when they separate, including determining living arrangements, obtaining child support and setting up a visitation schedule. Special… Read More »

Should You Move Out of Your Home During a Divorce?

There are a lot of potentially stressful issues that you will encounter during your divorce, not the least of which is the choice of whether you should move out of your home during the process. Your home could possibly be your most valuable asset, and you have likely built up a lot of sentimental attachment… Read More »

Study: 79 Percent of Separations End in Divorce

A new study from researchers at Ohio State University reveals that approximately 79 percent of married couples that separate end up getting divorced. According to researcher Dmitry Tumin, the majority of separations in America last for one year or less, though some can drag on for many years. While some separations remain unresolved and a… Read More »

Should You Attempt to Restore Your Marriage After a Divorce?

It’s not unusual for divorced couples to reconcile down the road and consider remarriage. But is this really a good idea? First, let’s look at the statistics. One study indicates that 67 percent of second marriages and 73 percent of third marriages will end with a divorce. However, in a survey of partners that got… Read More »

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