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Third-Party Child Custody Rights

In some situations, courts may grant custody to third parties like grandparents, close relatives or other close friends with whom he child is familiar. The last 20 years have seen a significant increase in the rights of non-parents who wish to seek visitation and custody rights of children that have divorced parents. Non-parental custodial rights… Read More »

How to Make the Divorce Process Easier on Yourself and Your Loved Ones

Divorce is becoming more and more common for people as they reach middle age. While divorce has obvious financial and logistical implications, there are plenty of emotional implications as well. Although it’s easy to slip into petty arguments and insults, in the long run it’s much better to take the high road and remain mature… Read More »

Tips for Dividing Valuable Art During a Divorce

How should you go about dividing pieces of art during a divorce? It’s an issue that’s not often talked about, but is fairly common in divorces of couples that own large estates. In fact, some experts say that it can take longer to divide up paintings or sculptures than houses, cars or money. There are… Read More »

Study Indicates Children of Wealthier Parents More Affected By Divorce

A new study by Georgetown University researchers published in the journal Child Development indicates that children with wealthier parents are generally more impacted by divorce than children with poorer parents. The research suggests that wealthier children will have greater benefits from being part of stepfamilies, but will be more likely to have behavioral problems. The… Read More »

Addressing Key Divorce Issues with a Level Head

Even if you and your spouse both agree to dissolve your marriage and move on, divorce is never an easy process. There are many emotions and tough issues to resolve, and it can be difficult to keep a clear head when finalizing the terms of your divorce. During this time, it’s extremely important to approach… Read More »

Top 5 Common Causes of Divorce

No one enters into a marriage expecting to get divorced, and yet the national success rate for marriages rests at just over 50 percent. Many couples find that their relationships start out positively, only to devolve into conflict and unhappiness just a few years later. So why do so many marriages end up failing? The… Read More »

How Should Divorcing Couples Divide Rental Properties?

During the course of their marriage, many couples decide to invest in real estate, purchasing rental properties and earning incomes off of them. But these real estate holdings can make the property division process more difficult if these couples decide to get divorce. The following are some of the key considerations to make when dividing… Read More »

Study Says Facebook Use May Be Linked to Divorce

A new study appearing in the journal Computers in Human Behavior indicates that heavy use of social media sites like Facebook are correlated with higher rates of divorce and marital dissatisfaction. Although the study found that two are linked, it wasn’t clear whether Facebook use leads to unhappy marriages or vice versa. The journal article… Read More »

Sherri Shepherd Divorce Complicated by Yet-to-be-Born Baby from Surrogate

The divorce between celebrity Sherri Shepherd and her husband, Lamar Sally, has been a very public and contentious one. The case has become even more complex, however, due to the fact that the couple had hired a surrogate to carry their child. Now, the New York Post reports that Shepherd does not want parental rights… Read More »

Husband Fails to Show Up for Divorce Proceedings After Public Promise

A woman in New York City has been forced to once again wait for the divorce she has been seeking for more than two years after her husband failed to show up to a Jewish court proceeding in early August. Rivky Stein, says that she has been trying to get her husband, Yoel Weiss, to… Read More »