Because every divorce is different—not to mention deeply personal—it can be difficult to pinpoint what exactly the root causes are of today’s divorces in the U.S. That said, research on divorce is an ongoing study, and researchers are still able to identify common trends in divorce as reasons for divorce reported by today’s divorcees. Here is a list of the most common reasons people are getting divorced, as reported by a national survey on marriage conducted by the National Fatherhood Initiative.Details
Your lawyer can be your biggest support when you’re going through a divorce. You put a lot of faith in him/her, and you don’t want to be let down. But even if you did your research thoroughly before hiring an attorney, you might come to realize your lawyer is not as supportive as he/she should be. If you notice any of the following behavior in your divorce attorney, don’t hesitate to hire a new one today.Details
Going through a divorce can be a difficult time for anyone, especially if there are kids involved. If you want to have a successful separation with the least amount of casualties, you’ll want a good divorce attorney. As you look for one to meet your needs, look for these 8 qualities.Details
Understanding the legal paperwork that is involved in a divorce sometimes feels like learning a whole new language. Some words are totally foreign, while others seem familiar, but don’t end up meaning what you expected them to. Just in case you’re stuck on an unfamiliar term, here are some of the most common words and terms used in divorce law. For a more comprehensive list, click here.Details
Hold on. The landscape of marriage in this country may very well change forever this fall. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments this April 2015 on whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry or whether states are allowed to pass laws banning gay marriage. Not only is the issue of gay rights…Details
Divorce can be a scary prospect, especially when you have no idea what to expect. Oftentimes, a divorce will be the first time a person has any real experience with the court system and it can be overwhelming. Understanding the basics of divorce can make the process feel more manageable and help you to make plans for your future.Details
Divorce is a trying time for all the parties involved and many people emerge from the other side of it unsure of what their next move should be. Once the papers are signed and the dust settles, you’re suddenly left on your own to begin making decisions about where your life will go next. It may seem overwhelming, but you can get back on track by focusing on your own happiness and healing.Details
If you were married for 10 years or more you may be entitled to social security benefits from your former spouse.
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