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Making Your Divorce Easier

Going through the divorce process is an emotional, stressful time in a person’s life, which is even made even more difficult when the divorce is a “bad” one. According to one ...
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Fears of Divorce May Be Keeping Young Couples From Marriage

In the United States today, the percentage of married adults has reached an all time low. Researchers form the University of Central Oklahoma and Cornell University conducted a study, which was ...
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Pregnant Man Files for Divorce

Arizona is a state that does not allow same-sex marriage. What happens when a man who was born as a woman, but had a sex change, though he still has female reproductive organs, marries, moves to ...
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California Law To Allow Multiple Parents

A bill that would bring California into the 21st century, according to its sponsor, has passed the State Senate and is now awaiting a vote in the State Assembly. SB1476 sponsored by Senator Mark Leno, ...
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Money Woes Weaken Marriages

Research has shown that low-income couples are less likely to marry and more likely to divorce than couples with more money. According to researchers at the University of California, money problems, ...
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Stevie Wonder Files for Divorce

A child prodigy who became one of the most creative musical figures of the 20th century, has filed for divorce. Stevie Wonder filed for divorce from his wife of eleven years, Kai Miller Morris. The ...
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Divorce Counseling

With the divorce rate hovering around the 50 percent mark in the United States, more couples are turning towards counseling to help cope with divorce. Divorce counseling, also called divorce therapy, ...
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How Divorce Will Affect Your Medical Insurance

One of the benefits of getting married, is sharing things with your new spouse, Instead of two rent payment to make, there is only one rent payment. The same is true of cable, electricity, gas and ...
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Prenuptial Agreements Not Just for The Wealthy

For many years, prenuptial agreements were mainly for the wealthy as a means of protecting their fortunes. However, today prenuptial agreements are not only for the wealthy, but for all couples who ...
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Women Increasingly Paying Alimony To Their Ex Husbands

In past years, when a couple divorced, it was very rare for a woman to pay alimony to her ex-husband. Recently, though, the tables have turned in this country’s divorce courts and as a result, ...
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Living Together Before Marriage and Marriage Stability

With more than half of first marriages breaking up within twenty years, would couples be better off living together first? In the past, living together before marriage was a sign that, if the couple ...
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Divorce Therapy and Adjustment

The end of a marriage can be one of the most stressful events in a person’s life. Even for the partner who chooses to leave, divorce can arouse feelings of grief, guilt, anger, anxiety and other ...
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Baby Boomer Divorce Rate Doubles

Divorce rates in Arizona and across the country for the general population have stabilized over the past several decades, but not for those ages 50 and over. The baby boomer divorce rate has nearly ...
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Arizona Wage Assignments

When a couple with minor children divorces, a child support order is written from the court which tells which parent must pay child support, the amount of the payment, how often the payment is to be ...
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Katie Holmes Files for Emergent Application

In a divorce proceeding, when one partner files an emergent application to determine immediate child support and custody issues, the other partner in the divorce has no choice but to use a lawyer from ...
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Parental Relocation After Divorce in Arizona 2

Part Two of Two When a custodial parent in Arizona wants to move with his or her children 100 miles or more from the non-custodial parent, there are legal steps to be taken to make this move possible. ...
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Parental Relocation After Divorce in Arizona

Part One of Two When a divorced custodial parent wants to relocate to another town or another state, he or she will, of course, want to take the children with him or her to the new location. By doing ...
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Virtual Visitation a Sensible Child Custody Option

When a couple with children divorces, it is best for the children if both parents are actively involved in their lives. Unfortunately for the non-custodial parent, events occur that cause separation ...
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Domestic Violence Deaths in Arizona Tragically Consistent 2

Part Three of Three Domestic violence deaths in the state of Arizona have stayed consistent over the years, with about 100 deaths a year. Although this data is not what law enforcement officials or ...
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Domestic Violence Deaths On Arizona Tragically Consistent

Part Two of Three In last month’s blog, we were discussing the Arizona domestic violence death of Amanda Blaies-Rinaldi. Her death on December 13th, was one of at least 101 domestic violence ...
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Domestic Violence Deaths in Arizona Tragically Consistent

Part One of Three Domestic violence is present in almost every society of the world and is not only a problem in developing countries, but is very prevalent in developed countries such as the United ...
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Bad Divorces May Have a Silver Lining

A friendly divorce is always better than a bad divorce. Or is it? A working paper released in April 2012, by Norval Glenn, a professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin, and Elizabeth ...
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Opponents Block Washington State Gay Marriage

In America today, Gay Marriage is a very controversial subject. President Barack Obama declared his support for gay marriage earlier this year, though there are those who feel it may be a political ...
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Ten Signs of An Emotionally Abusive Relationship 2

Part two of a two part series. Anyone can be a victim of emotional abuse. Listed below are the final five signs of an emotionally abusive relationship. 6. Instills Fear – If you feel fear around ...
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Diffrent Strokes Star Todd Bridges Divorcing After 14 Years

Another celebrity marriage on the rocks is that of Todd Bridges and his wife Dori. “What you talkin’ bout, Willis?” may be what his fans are asking after the former Diff’rent ...
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