Illinois Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

An Illinois divorce forms service is the perfect way to save time and money when filing an uncontested divorce in the state. An uncontested divorce means that you and your spouse agree on the major issues and that there will be no trial needed to complete your divorce. An Illinois divorce forms service can provide you with all the paperwork needed to meet the grounds of your uncontested divorce action in one easy download right in your own home. Couples facing an uncontested divorce in...

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Louisiana Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

If you want an uncontested divorce in Louisiana, you will have to live apart from your spouse for 180 days after filing, and have been living separate and apart for at least six months prior to filing. The best way to handle the documentation involved is to let a Louisiana divorce forms service provide you with all the paperwork needed to meet the grounds for your uncontested divorce action as well as any other documents that might be required by the state. The prices can vary slightly...

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Divorce Court TV

Dec 20, 2012 by

DIVORCE COURT is not your typical courtroom show. With each 30 minute episode, you’ll find powerful human drama, suspense and a resolution – making for a compelling 30 minutes of Television. Each half-hour show features real people and real stories delivered by couples who have either already filed for divorce or have been living together, including same sex partnerships, and have been in committed relationships. Judge Lynn Toler’s decisions are legally binding. Unlike the other...

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South Carolina Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

If you are seeking an uncontested divorce in South Carolina, you may be able to utilize the services of a divorce forms service. It is now possible to download and complete all the paperwork and documents necessary to file for a divorce. After your forms are complete, all that’s left to do is file them with your local courthouse. The State of South Carolina requires the use of specific divorce documents and you cannot substitute generic forms. The cost of downloading a complete forms...

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Pennsylvania Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

Because Pennsylvania allows irretrievable breakdown of the marriage as a ground for divorce, residents facing divorce in the state may want to save time and money by gathering and preparing their own divorce forms with the assistance of a Pennsylvania divorce forms service. A Pennsylvania divorce forms service will furnish you with a complete downloadable package of all the paperwork needed to meet the grounds for an uncontested divorce action as well as any other documents required by the...

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North Carolina Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

North Carolina allows living separate and apart without cohabitation for one year’s time, or living separate and apart due to incurable insanity for three years, as legitimate grounds for a no-fault, uncontested divorce. Instead of paying an attorney to file the action, now there is a far more affordable alternative available in the form of a North Carolina divorce forms service. Divorce laws are state-specific and a divorce forms service will provide North Carolina-specific documents...

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Missouri Online Divorce

Dec 20, 2012 by

Since Missouri is a no fault divorce state where the only accepted grounds for an uncontested divorce is an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage relationship, residents facing an imminent divorce may want to prepare their own divorce forms with the assistance of a Missouri online divorce service. Online divorce document services are designed for couples who are in agreement on most issues and want to get divorced with the least hassle and expense possible. Most uncontested divorce actions...

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Michigan Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

Because the divorce process varies according to state-specific laws you will need to gather the required documents, filing instructions, and state law information before you can complete a divorce in any state. In Michigan, the irretrievable breakdown of a marriage is the only grounds for divorce recognized by the state and that makes a Michigan divorce forms service the perfect solution for any uncontested divorce that will be filed in the state. You can file an uncontested divorce in Michigan...

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Prenuptial Agreements

Dec 19, 2012 by

What is a Prenuptial Agreement? A prenuptial agreement or prenup, is a contract made between a husband and wife before they get married specifying what will happen to assets, etc in the case of a divorce. Are Prenuptial Agreements Always Binding? Not always. Some courts do not recognize them and enforcing one can be difficult if the other party decides to fight it in court. A Prenup Isn’t Very Romantic. Do I Have to Have One? Yes, it can be difficult to discuss divorce before a marriage...

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Avon Commits Over $1.75 Million for New Partnerships to End Violence Against Women

Aug 8, 2012 by

Award-Winning Actress Reese Witherspoon Launches New Global Mobilization Efforts One in three women worldwide experience violence in their lifetime(1), and in the U.S., a woman is assaulted every nine seconds(2). Around the world, services for victims are often vastly underfunded or unavailable, and in many countries, laws to protect women do not exist or are not enforced. In response, the Avon Foundation for Women today announced meaningful new efforts to eradicate violence against women and...

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Child Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Children of divorced parents are often the most affected victims of the collateral damage arising from the family breakup. Many parents are so overwhelmed by the process of divorce they sometimes fail to recognize that the children get overwhelmed too. Young children don’t understand what is going on in a divorce and they get confused by the sudden and dramatic changes in their once-normal daily lives. At the critical time of divorce when parents are most needed by their children, many...

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Dividing Real Estate

Aug 8, 2012 by

It is a fact of life that many divorcing couples decide to sell their home at the time of their breakup. Even though a home is often the greatest single asset a married couple owns, it can also become the greatest single point of contention in a divorce. A home has both financial and emotional value, and what happens to the house after a divorce can be a real problem when the emotions over ride the financial considerations. Whether a divorcing couple decides to sell their home or not, the...

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Divorce Education

Aug 8, 2012 by

It is always a good idea to educate yourself about the laws and related legal processes that govern the process of divorce before you sign any papers. You don’t have to take classes or become a lawyer to understand your divorce, but understanding the basics of the process can help reduce some of the mental and emotional strain involved if you know what to expect in advance. Unlike a Las Vegas wedding, people cannot just stop in for a quick divorce in Las Vegas or any other town in the...

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Divorce Reform in India

Aug 8, 2012 by

A recent article in the Globe and Mail in Toronto, Canada addressed the state of women in India who are trapped in abusive or broken marriages by archaic divorce laws and a dysfunctional court system. Divorce and separation are both increasing along with India’s rapid economic growth and social changes, but a combination of social factors make divorce especially difficult for Indian women. The country has no laws governing the division of marital property in a divorce and since Indian men...

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Divorce Terms – W

Aug 8, 2012 by

WAGE ASSIGNMENT OR WAGE WITHHOLDING - A court order which requires the employer of a non-custodial parent to withhold a specific amount of money from said parent’s paychecks, which will then be used for child support.  WAIVER –  A document that states an individual is giving up certain rights.  WITNESS - A person who possesses knowledge or facts as they pertain to a specific situation. WRIT OF EXECUTION - In the case of a non-custodial parent who owes past child...

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Filing for Divorce : Part Two

Aug 8, 2012 by

Summons and Petition The first step in is filing a Summons and Petition in court. You can get these forms from the local courthouse. The price for filing these papers varies from state-to-state, but the cost is usually under $100. The Summons and Petition is a three-part form. The Summons announces that divorce papers have been filed in court. The Petition has two parts. The first part identifies the individuals involved such as the divorcing couple and any children they have. The second part...

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Late Divorces

Aug 8, 2012 by

There has been some question as to the stability of long term marriages. Most divorce statistics reflect only the first ten years of marriage in the United States and the statistics for long-term marriages are not as accurate or readily available. However, a recently released Pew Research Center report that did examine divorce statistics for long-term marriages came up with some interesting observations. It seems that while the odds of a divorce occurring after a marriage has lasted 40 years is...

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Mutual Consent Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

The adoption of no fault divorce laws in all 50 states has gone a long way toward reducing the time, expense and difficulty of getting a divorce today. However, there is another method that does not require a contested trial at all in the form of collaborative divorce. A collaborative divorce is a way of handling a divorce dispute where both parties are represented by an attorney, but they do not go to trial. Instead, both spouses obtain collaborative attorneys and sort the divorce out through...

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Preparing for Single Life

Aug 8, 2012 by

It can be a difficult task to build a new single life without having a good understanding of your financial obligations and assets before you file for a divorce. In addition to the mental, emotional and physical costs of a divorce, it can also be financially disastrous if handled incorrectly. That’s why it is so important to organize all of the paperwork in your life that relates to money. This includes all bills, all past bank statements and any other important permanent records too. ...

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Separation & Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Many people are confused about the meaning of separation prior to a divorce because there are actually four different types of separation that pertain to divorce. Separation in a divorce is typically an agreement and arrangement between spouses to live in different locations prior to the completion of their divorce. A formal separation agreement will also dictate how the issues of property division, child custody, debts, child support, alimony and visitation will be resolved in the settlement...

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