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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 »

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 »

Update Your Insurance Policies After a Divorce

One of the first things you’re going to want to do after your divorce is finalized is check all of your insurance policies and make any changes needed to your coverage and your beneficiaries. If you have an agent that assists you with all of your plans, schedule a meeting with them as soon as… Read More »

Who Gets Retirement Accounts After a Divorce?

Whenever couples get divorced, they go through the process of dividing their marital assets. These assets include any retirement accounts that were created during the time the couple was married. In some cases, retirement accounts could potentially be among the most valuable components of the overall estate, which means they can become a focus of… Read More »

Choosing the Right Day Care for Your Children

For parents who have just gone through a divorce, it can be a challenge trying to figure out what they will do to care for their young children, especially if they work long hours. Many divorced parents opt to send their young children to day care. However, when you begin looking into day care facilities,… Read More »

Child Tax Credits After Your Divorce

Some of the most valuable tax credits are those that are granted to parents to help provide assistance with the costs of raising their children. But when parents are separated or divorced, who gets to take advantage of these tax credits? There are different stipulations for each type of tax credit: Child and Dependent Care… Read More »

How to Help Your Children Get Through Your Divorce

Divorce is certainly a stressful process for children. However, there are still ways that you can help your kids get through the process so that it is easier for them to be at peace with your decision and get back to living a happy, “normal” life. The following are few tips for helping your children… Read More »

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