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How Parental Alienation Can Affect Your Divorce

For many families, the difficulties associated with divorce iron themselves out as everyone becomes accustomed to their new way of life. For others, ending their marriage is the beginning of their ...
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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 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 Arizona, and then ...
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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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The Benefits of Hiring a Divorce Counselor

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. The same is true of cable, electricity, gas and water bills. ...
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Prenuptial Agreements are 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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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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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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Number of Domestic Violence Deaths Remains Consistent in Arizona

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 people in general ...
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Amanda Blaies-Rinaldi is Killed By Abusive Husband

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 States, as well. ...
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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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Father of 30 Wants Child Support Help From the State

Should the government step in to support the many children of one man even though fathering thirty children is not a responsible act? A father of 30 children, from 11 mothers, is pleading with the ...
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Deadbeat Moms: Child Support Offenders in Arizona

The terms “deadbeat dad” or “deadbeat mom” are labels given to single parents who fail to meet their child support obligations. According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 custodial ...
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When Signs of Domestic Abuse are Noticed Too Late

The Arizona Republic details the signs of domestic abuse in the family life of Lisa Mederos and J.T. Ready, which recently ended an apparent murder-suicide. Police are characterizing the killings as a ...
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