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Before Divorce

Dec 17, 2012 by

You are beginning to consider or are contemplating divorce, or you want to learn more about what is involved, what the laws are in your state, how much it costs, how it will affect your family, whether or not you need one, or how to get started. Divorce 101 Articles Q&A’s Find Local Resources Divorce 101 How to Divorce Going through a divorce is never a pleasant experience, but if you have a clear understanding of the procedure, it can be a new beginning for...

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Mediterranean Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

The New Year is a time for reflection and a look back at some the people and events that made a difference in the quality of people’s lives. A recent article by author Stephen Calleja in the Malta Independent Online covering the top stories and events that had the greatest impact on public opinion during 2010 gives a shout-out to the fact that a recently proposed Divorce Bill was the “Most Unexpected” event of the year in that tiny nation. The author’s conclusion might...

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12 Tips Before You File for Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Before filing for a divorce you should set some goals as to how you want your case to be resolved and what outcome you desire. Take a look at all your options when choosing how you file, whether or not you will need an attorney and whether or not you will try mediation. Once you know where you want to end up, it will be easier to choose your course of action. If you decide to go without an attorney and represent yourself, make sure you have the resources to do it correctly. You might consider...

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Alimony Evolving

Aug 8, 2012 by

The state of marriage in the U.S. today has been evolving with time and the laws surrounding both marriage and divorce have also changed to keep up with the changes in American society over the years. Most recently, several states have moved to press for changes in their laws governing alimony and other forms of spousal support following a divorce. Back before women had entered the workforce in large numbers, it was common to require ex-husbands to pay alimony indefinitely due to the difficulty...

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Discovery versus Privacy in Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

It was just three years ago that members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers noted that the number of divorce cases that included evidence gleaned from social media websites and other electronic data had increased exponentially over the last few years.  Since then, electronic evidence gathering has only picked up more steam and today the average citizen is capable of being tracked in more new ways than ever before. Anyone who has watched TV knows that forensic computer...

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Divorce Checklist

Aug 8, 2012 by

Before filing for divorce you might want to set some goals as what outcome you desire. Take a look at all your options when choosing how you file, whether or not you will need an attorney and whether or not you will try mediation, a marriage counselor or other divorce-related professional mediator before you throw in the towel or start drawing up papers. Once you know where you want to end up, it will be easier to choose your course of action. If you are planning to utilize an online divorce...

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Divorce Common Sense

Aug 8, 2012 by

Because divorce laws vary from state to state and must be processed by the court according to the rules of the state you live in, if you can afford it, it might be a good idea to at least consult a divorce attorney before you decide to start filing papers. You don’t want to create a legal and financial nightmare for yourself. Even if you do retain a lawyer, you will still have many decisions to make and it helps to understand how the process works. The easiest way to research the topic of...

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Easy Divorce Education

Aug 8, 2012 by

Getting divorced is one thing, doing it without creating a legal and financial disaster for yourself is another. Since all divorces are basically civil lawsuits, they must be pursued in court according to the rules of the state you live in. Because the divorce laws vary from state to state, it is always a good idea to at least consult a divorce attorney before taking the plunge on your own. If you do decide to obtain legal representation in your divorce case, you will still need to understand...

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The Divorce Process

Aug 8, 2012 by

It can be a good idea to make sure you know the basic facts about getting a divorce before you jump in and make decisions that could create a legal and financial disaster for yourself. What many people don’t understand is that divorces are basically civil lawsuits, and must be pursued in court according to the rules of the state you live in. The divorce laws vary from state to state, and it is always a good idea to at least consult a divorce attorney before taking the plunge on your own....

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iPhone Divorce Application

Aug 8, 2012 by

From the Daily Mail in the UK comes news that a group of family lawyers has created a new iPhone application offering legal advice and guidance to people contemplating divorce in Britain. The phone application program sells for £9 (about $16 U.S.) and is titled Divorce? – A Comprehensive Guide to Divorce in England and Wales. The application features chapters and sections that claim it will intuitively guide users through the many different options available if their marriage or...

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Life after Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Divorce in the United States no longer carries the social stigma it once did when divorce was viewed much more negatively and was thought to be the ultimate disaster that could befall a family. When the divorce rate began to rise after the widespread adoption of no fault divorce laws in the 70′s, many people began to propose that perhaps divorce was not such a bad thing after all and certainly better than staying in an unhappy marriage. Many people at the time felt divorce was a viable...

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Ohio Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Divorce laws in Ohio are similar to most other state’s and allow both at fault and no fault as sufficient grounds for divorce. Residency requirements do differ from most states that allow a person to file for divorce in either the state where you or your spouse lives though, with Ohio requiring anyone filing to be an Ohio resident for at least six months and a county resident for at least 90 days. In Ohio, the spouse seeking a divorce must first file a complaint and summons at the...

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Ready to File

Aug 8, 2012 by

If you’re getting ready for a divorce you should stop and examine your options before you file those papers. Ultimately, you are the only person who will have to decide what route you’re going to take in your divorce and you are the person who will have to live with the decisions you make, your friends and your lawyer will not. You can also utilize the input of qualified professionals of course, but you will be making the decision as to whether or not you will need an attorney or if...

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Rising Rates & Mandatory Classes

Aug 8, 2012 by

Although the United States has had a divorce rate estimated to be hovering around 50% for several years now, new data shows that many other countries in the world are catching up fast. This has proven especially true in many emerging nations in Asia and the Middle East where the fast pace of modernization has taken a toll on the cohesion of married relationships. Recent reports from Malaysia show that the rate of divorce increased dramatically in that nation in just one year.  Statistics...

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When Hard Times Get Harder: Divorcing with an Upside Down House

Aug 8, 2012 by

Domestic attorneys have begun to see the same general problem day in and day out:  A once happy couple gets married, buys a house, starts their family, and then hard economic times hit.  Maybe one spouse loses their job or the family’s adjustable rate mortgage adjusts to a dramatically higher rate.  The bills begin to mount and stress takes a toll on the marriage.  Perhaps the couple realizes something needs to change, so they decide to take a line of equity out on...

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