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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Can You Modify Child Support Orders?

Aug 8, 2012 by

 One of the biggest reasons why divorces can be messy affairs is the number of court orders that can be issued to ensure that any children involved are supposed to be well taken care of. Child support orders are obviously in this group, and are incredibly important to all parties involved. In fact, court-mandated child support orders can act as a form of law from the divorce forward. If an individual happens to break the terms or conditions of the order, they will be held in...

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Delusional Divorces

Aug 8, 2012 by

Perhaps it is a side effect of celebrity divorces that causes the condition where ex-spouses can live in complete denial of reality and instead inhabit a world where they are absolved of any responsibilities other than to continue being perfectly wonderful and loving human beings. Such was definitely the case when we last visited the saga of Jesse James, the “Monster Garage” TV show star who became the focus of nationwide scorn last year for cheating on his movie star wife Sandra...

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Divorce Demand

Aug 8, 2012 by

Sometimes people rush into a divorce, and other times people wait entirely too long before taking steps to end a bad marriage. Rushing into divorce presents its own problems, but postponing divorce in a bitterly failed relationship can literally be dangerous when a fed-up spouse finally explodes in anger after years of brooding. Such was the case in Florida recently when Ft. Lauderdale-area resident Tamara Strulovici decided rather urgently that her husband needed to sign some divorce...

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Divorce Rate

Aug 8, 2012 by

Divorce rates in the United States have been slowly increasing since 1970 and today some estimates claim the figure has reached nearly 50%, or half of all marriages. The numbers are debatable though, because different cultural, economic and social groups all have different divorce rates. Recent studies also suggest couples with higher incomes get divorced less frequently. However you measure the rate, divorce has huge consequences for individuals, families and communities alike. The 50% figure...

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Divorce Terms – R

Aug 8, 2012 by

RANGE OF VALUE – The range that the final estimate of ones property value may fall into. REAL PROPERTY – All benefits, interests, and rights that go with the ownership of physical real estate.   REBUTTAL – The presentation of evidence in response to an issue brought up by the opposing party.   RECIPROCITY – Cooperation betweens states and countries to establish and enforce child support. Laws made in each jurisdiction are enforced in other jurisdictions...

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Fast Facts: Alimony

Aug 8, 2012 by

What is Alimony? Alimony is money that is traditionally paid to the lower income spouse to help out with their cost of living. It is also referred to as Spousal Support, but is not to be confused with Child Support. Can I Receive Alimony? The rules vary from state to state but in the end it’s the judge that will decide if and how much you’ll get. There are many factors that are taken into consideration when determining alimony payments. These include ability to earn a living, age,...

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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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More Important than Marriage

Aug 8, 2012 by

In the last installment of our coverage of Guatemalan president Alvaro Colum’s plans to use divorce as a legal tool for the purpose of getting around the Guatemalan constitution so that first lady Sandra Torres de Colom could run for the office of the presidency in that country, the first couple’s plans were met with some resistance. Article 186 of the Guatemalan constitution states that Colum could not run for re-election and none of his relatives or extended family could run...

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Personal Property Rules

Aug 8, 2012 by

The laws governing the division of marital property and assets in a divorce for all 50 states are based on either community property division or equitable property division. Community property division attempts to divide all property and assets equally between spouses, while equitable distribution examines all assets, debts, resources, and future ramifications in order to divide property based on what is “fair and just” as opposed to simply “equal.” The community...

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The Rising Rate of Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Most Americans will agree that marriage is always preferable to divorce and that marriage is better for the family, the children and the community in general. However, divorce is a fact of modern life and the divorce rates have been on the rise in the United States for several decades now. With the introduction of no-fault divorce in all 50 states along with the do-it-yourself divorce kits and divorce document services available nationwide, it is now easier and takes less time to get a divorce...

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Texas Supreme Court Reviews Gay Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

We have already covered the first attempts made by a Dallas man to divorce his husband in Texas. The petitioner known as J.B. in court documents was initially given permission to get a Texas divorce by the Dallas County District Court. However, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott appealed the decision and the Court of Appeals of Texas reversed the lower court’s ruling and J.B. once again found himself unable to complete a gay divorce in Texas. After J.B. filed another petition for review...

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