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Blog Posts in 2013

  • How we look at divorce and the laws that define it is always changing. Recently we have seen a lot of change to what marriage looks like and who is able to pursue it. There have also been many changes to divorce and one lawmaker is looking to further this change. A measure was proposed in Utah which would require a mandatory course be taken in order for a couple to file for divorce. Utah is ...
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  • Lopez and Anthony Divorce Moves Forward

    || 6-Dec-2013

    Celebrity couple, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, began dating back in 2004 following the split of Lopez from Ben Affleck, whom she was engaged to. Lopez and Anthony, who had been long time friends, tied the knot shortly after they had started dating and within a few years they had their first child. The couple separated in 2011 and in 2012, Anthony filed for divorce. After their separation Lopez ...
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  • Wife of George Zimmerman Serves Him with Divorce Papers

    || 25-Nov-2013

    George Zimmerman is a name that was made famous in a recent criminal case. His name is plastered across newspapers once more but this time it is for another reason. After a rocky few months following the criminal case, Zimmerman's wife Shellie filed for divorce. She had been quoted saying that she was considering divorce and that the case had taken a toll on the couple's relationship and ...
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  • Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng Reach a Settlement

    || 21-Nov-2013

    Rupert Murdoch, the chairman of News Corp. and 21st Century Fox, has recently been focusing his attention on his divorce from Wendi Deng. Wendi was Rupert's third wife and the couple had been married for 14 years. The couple met when Wendi, recently graduated from Yale School of Management, took a position as the vice-president of STAR TV. After connecting at a company party they were married ...
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  • Work Directly with Your Attorney

    || 13-Nov-2013

    When going through a divorce, let's be honest, there is a lot at stake. You want to know that you are working with the best and that your legal representation is concerned about the results that you receive. When all is said and done, you are the one that has to live with the outcome so during the process you want to make sure that the interests of you and your family are always the main ...
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  • What We Can Learn From Katie Holmes About Divorce

    || 5-Nov-2013

    Divorce can get a bad stigma. Many people fall into the misconception that if they do end their marriage there will be no way to be on cordial terms. They also wonder how they will be able to parent their child with their former spouse. In fact, many people find that they are able to move past this broken relationship and begin to repair, and even improve their overall life. They may offer their ...
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  • The Domino Effect of Divorce

    || 1-Nov-2013

    Divorce happens all the time. We see our friends and family members go through it and even if it is the relationship of another couple that is ending, it can hit close to home. That is what one study has been looking at, assessing whether or not divorce is contagious. The team that conducted the research was headed up by Rose McDermott of Brown University. They used information from thousands of ...
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  • Business & Divorce

    || 18-Oct-2013

    As a business owner, when you consider the option of a divorce, you also need to consider what the impact will be for your company. You have likely put a lot of money and effort into building it up and you don't want a change in your relationship to lead to a negative influence on your business. Divorce can have a significant financial impact but there are ways to handle it in a more efficient ...
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  • Rabbis Accused of Torturing Husbands Into Divorce

    || 11-Oct-2013

    Two rabbis are facing serious charges after being accused of conspiring in a plan to kidnap and torture husbands into granting their wives a divorce. Referred to as a "get," a Jewish divorce could be held up by a man that was unwilling to end the marriage in spite of his wife's wishes. Without the get, the women would be unable to date or marry. One of the rabbis who has been ...
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  • Lamar Odom & Khloe Kardashian Divorce Rumors Continue to Swirl

    || 4-Oct-2013

    The marriage of Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian has recently been receiving more attention than usual amidst rumors of a divorce. The couple has yet to file or admit that is the direction they are taking, but that has done little to quiet the gossip magazines. They married back in 2009 with the wedding being featured on the reality series that Kardashian was a part of. Odom is a former member of ...
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  • College Financial Aid & Divorce

    || 27-Sep-2013

    When a divorce couple sends a child to college, confusion can arise as to what the rules are for financial aid. To get loans to pay for a college education the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will need to be filed. Which parent should do this? There are a number of things that will need to be taken into consideration in these cases. Speaking with a Pennsylvania no fault divorce ...
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  • Is the Economy Increasing the Divorce Rate?

    || 18-Sep-2013

    Recent trends have shown that the improvement of the economy is having a large impact around the country, and may also be influencing relationships. The connection has been drawn that more people are choosing to end their marriage and this may be due to the fact that they now have the means to make this decision. During a bad economy it is often necessary to make hard choices and for some people ...
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  • Celebrity Couple, Dern & Harper, Calls it Quits

    || 12-Sep-2013

    The divorce case of actress, Laura Dern and musician, Ben Harper has been ongoing. Harper originally filed for the ending of the marriage back in October of 2010, stating irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split. At that point, the couple had already been separate as of January, as was noted in the court documents for the case. Dern and Harper married in 2005 and had two children ...
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  • Shellie Zimmerman Files for Divorce

    || 6-Sep-2013

    The case of George Zimmerman was one that made headlines and gained extreme attention all across the nation. After being charged for the death of Trayvon Martin, his murder trial came to a close with him being acquitted. The trial was a difficult time for many, including the wife of Zimmerman. Since he was let go, it seems that another area of his life has begun to spiral. His wife of seven years, ...
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  • Does Divorce Cause Depression?

    || 29-Aug-2013

    Going through a divorce is without doubt a difficult situation. It can bring a lot of buried emotions to the surface and force them to be dealt with. It is also a significant change and for many people, such a substantial shift in their lives can often be a tough thing to go through at the time. But does divorce lead to depression? One recent study seems to combat the age old view that most people ...
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