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Is Divorce Contagious?

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Is Divorce Contagious?

May 2, 2014

The Pew Research Center recently released a study that seems to indicate divorce is contagious. If your friends get divorced, you are at a higher risk of divorce, according to the sociologists involved. The study followed thousands of people for

Divorce with Adult Children in the Home

May 2, 2014

There is a lot written about parenting and divorce, but almost all of it has to do with minor children. Divorce has important implications for young children and teens and requires careful negotiation, discussions, and legal insight to create a

Sesame Street Offers Online Divorce Kit for Parents and Kids

May 2, 2014

One of the most trusted names in children’s television has created an online kit designed to help both you and your child through divorce. Sesame Street’s Little Children, Big Challenges: Divorce kit is a free online resource perfect for families

Should You Get A Post-Divorce Tattoo

May 2, 2014

Growing numbers of people are getting a tattoo as a response to divorce. According to the Pew Research Center, 40% of people between 18 and 29 have at least one tattoo, many of them obtained after divorce. Women who divorce

5 Ways Divorce Will Benefit Your Child

April 29, 2014

There is much media coverage about the impact of divorce on children. Unfortunately much of this focuses on the negative effects. What you might not realize is that divorce has some positive effects on your child as well.

Getting Your Spouse to Pay Your Attorney’s Fees

April 29, 2014

The financial settlement or judgment in your divorce may include spousal support, child support and equitable distribution of your marital assets. There is another avenue to obtain financial assistance from your spouse. It is possible to agree or to have

Why Your Church May Not Recognize Your Divorce

April 29, 2014

Recently the Pope made headlines when he spoke with a woman married to a man who was divorced. Because her husband’s divorce was not recognized by the Catholic Church (he did not get a religious annulment), she was denied communion.

Co-Parenting When You Can’t Communicate

April 29, 2014

Experts agree that parents who are able to work together and create a co-parenting relationship after their divorce or break up are able to help their children weather the changes best and also find that they manage better themselves. Co-parenting

Working with the Guardian ad litem

April 29, 2014

A guardian ad litem may be appointed by the court to represent your child in your custody case or divorce. These attorneys are given the special role of representing your child’s point of view in the case. Guardians ad litem

Who Gets the House?

April 29, 2014

For many couples, the marital home is one the largest assets in a divorce. And it is often one of the most emotional assets as well. It symbolizes so much. Having to move out of the home that you lived

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My husband’s mental illness is ruining our marriage

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Are divorce records public?

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Can I change my child’s last name if I have sole custody?

A parent may file a request for a child's name change in New Jersey. This application could be made in a divorce complaint, in a motion to the court, following a divorce, or in a Family Court non-dissolution case where the parties are not married, and were never married. The family court will make...

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