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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The Right to Criticize

Aug 8, 2012 by

The freedom to criticize your ex-spouse in public may not be quite as free as the First Amendment might appear to guarantee when it comes to doing it online. At least that’s what Anthony Morelli of Doylestown, Pennsylvania recently experienced when he began blasting his ex-wife on his own blog site. The result became a contest between the right to free speech and the need to do what is in the best interests of the children in a divorce situation. Anthony Morelli created the blog...

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Ten Years is Too Much

Aug 8, 2012 by

It seems the trend toward urbanization and modernization that is changing societal structures in many emerging nations around the world is also having a similar effect in Russia today, where just like in the U.S., the national divorce rate hovers near 50%. The Russian divorce rate only tells part of the story though, as the real trouble stems from the fact that Russian divorce courts routinely award custody of all children in the home to the mothers in almost every instance, regardless of the...

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Who Owns What? – Community Property and Separate Property in a Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Splitting up marital assets is often one of the primary issues during a divorce. The question is, who owns what? In a community property state, everything that either party earned during the marriage is owned equally by both and will be split evenly. The same applies to debt. If one spouse accumulated a great deal of debt during the marriage, the other spouse, in effect, “owns” half of that debt. He or she is liable for payment, and creditors can pursue the...

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Buyer Beware the Divorcing Couple

Aug 8, 2012 by

If you are unlucky enough to be currently involved in a divorce action and trying to sell your jointly-owned home at the same time, the job of finding a buyer probably just got a little more difficult thanks to a recent article published at CNNMoney.com. The article “Beware buying a home from a divorcing couple” paints an unflattering portrait of any couple who is selling a home and in the process of a non-harmonious divorce due to the high probability of one spouse attempting to...

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Dealing with Marital Conflict

Aug 8, 2012 by

A study conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan and published in the October issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family shows that the way a married couple does or does not handle their quarrels is a key predictor of divorce. People generally assume that couples who fight a lot would probably end up in a divorce, but the research shows that it is the marriages where only one spouse is willing to attempt to solve disagreements constructively and the other spouse does not...

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Divorce Decisions

Aug 8, 2012 by

Anyone considering a divorce should probably step back a bit before and take some time to examine their options. If you are not sure you want a divorce you might not want to do anything at all for a while. Before ending a marriage, maybe some counseling or therapy would be beneficial. Anything done to rekindle a relationship will definitely cost a lot less than a divorce ultimately would. Ultimately however, you are the person who will have to decide what you’re going to do and you are...

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Divorce & PTSD

Aug 8, 2012 by

Getting divorced can be one of the toughest life-changing events anyone can experience. Everyone knows it can be emotionally and financially problematic, but fewer recognize that divorce can make existing health problems flare up, and it can also cause new health problems too. The toll it takes on your health can be immediate, and starts as soon as the divorce begins. However, one of the single most serious health problems that can afflict people getting a divorce is depression. No one is going...

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Divorce Terms – P

Aug 8, 2012 by

PALIMONY – Support that is paid even if there was no legal marriage between the two parties.  PARENS PATRIAE – Action where a state obtains jurisdiction over a minor residing within state borders. Used to help decide which state will assume jurisdiction in a custody case.   PARENTING CLASSES – Courses designed to help parents minimize the negative effects of divorce on their children.   PARTY – Refers to both the plaintiff and defendant in a legal...

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Familiarity Breeds Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

The topic of divorce frequently focuses on the bad behavior of men whose bad behaviors and character flaws were to blame for the breakup of their marriage. It can be hard to deny when a man’s adultery, addictions and abuse ruin a marriage. However, women are not blameless in many breakups and can exhibit many of the same bad habits and behaviors as men. It is not always the overt acts that cause a divorce though, sometimes it is simply familiarity and the passage of time that can cause a...

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Infidelity Shortage

Aug 8, 2012 by

Recent data from the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia confirms something we already knew; the divorce rate is at its lowest point since the early 1970s in the current weakened economy. But the Project also reports something we didn’t know as well, that the research shows that levels of infidelity haven’t increased in the last two decades and overall infidelity is declining in the United States. Using the previous two decades as yardsticks shows an...

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More Facebook & Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Countless articles have appeared, and continue to appear in the press and online concerning the Facebook social networking site and its influence on divorces. A few years ago the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) made big news when its members identified Facebook as the main source of evidence in contested divorce cases. People also took notice when AAML surveys found that nearly 80% of its member divorce lawyers said they were definitely seeing more divorces involving social media...

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