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5 Tips for Using Facebook Wisely During Your Divorce

Facebook has become a part of life for millions of Americans. Unfortunately, people struggling with divorce can feel isolated and lash out on this popular website before they have time to think about ...
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Knowing Your Options when Considering a Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a difficult process even if only on an emotional level. When there are children involved then that can add to the complexities and mental stress involved but having the ...
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Couple Convicted Overseas after Death of their Adopted Daughter

A couple from Los Angeles was arrested by Qatar authorities after their adopted daughter died of what appeared to be neglect. The couple, M.H. and his wife G.H., had been living in Qatar with their ...
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Jewish Orthodox Woman Faces Difficulties even after Legal Divorce

A woman that had married in the Jewish Orthodox faith is unable to remarry even though she and her husband have been granted a civil divorce. L.K. and her husband have been divorced about seven years ...
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Do You Understand Estate Planning and Probate Law as it Could Apply to You?

It is important that everyone understands how estate planning applies to one's present, future and the future of one's loved ones. Estate planning in general concerns the legal arrangement of ...
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Types of Divorce in Georgia

Georgia, like other states, has a no-fault divorce where neither spouse has to prove that the other one did anything wrong. The no-fault divorce is often an uncontested divorce as well, which means ...
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Grandparents’ Rights in Nevada

Grandparents' rights in family law revolve around the issues of visitation rights and even custody for petitioning grandparents. The laws concerning this area are complicated and, if you are ...
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Child Support in Georgia

Parents have an obligation to provide financial support for their children. For noncustodial parents, this is done through child support payments. Child support involves various actions. If the ...
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Legal Separation in Nevada

In some cases, married couples may choose to legally separate as opposed to getting a divorce. A legal separation does exactly that – it separates the married partners, usually in a physical ...
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Will Maryland be a Joint Custody State?

Law makers in states throughout the Nation are taking a closer look at child custody and shared parenting issues when it comes to divorce proceedings involving children. Advocates for shared parenting ...
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Is it Time for Change in Maryland’s “No-Fault” Divorce Laws?

Those who wish to get divorced in Maryland cannot seek an immediate "no-fault" divorce. A petition for divorce is only accepted immediately in cases of fault such as adultery, criminal ...
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Palimony in California

In today's society, many couples live together without taking the final step of marriage. When these couples split up, dividing up their assets and property can be complicated as they do not have ...
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911 Records Released in Case against Mother Accused of Serious Crimes after Contentious Divorce

The recordings of 911 calls relating to a case against a woman facing a number of criminal charges, including murder, were recently released. The incident happened on Christmas Day and police say the ...
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Should California’s Alimony Laws be Overhauled?

Alimony and spousal support are family law topics that are often debated. Supporters of alimony reform argue that laws regarding awarding spousal support are outdated and create a situation where the ...
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Annulment V.S. Divorce

When one or both spouses wish to end a marriage there are often many questions about whether or not they can seek an annulment rather than going through the divorce process. Annulment is a very ...
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Proposed Law would require Hours of “Marriage Education” Prior to being Granted Marriage License

The Colorado Marriage Education Act would require that couples seeking a marriage license undergo 10 to 30 hours or more of "pre-wedding education" before they are allowed to be married. If ...
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New Divorce “Documentary” Criticized for being Emotion- rather than Fact-Driven

Critics with "LA Weekly Film" recently reviewed the 2014 self described documentary Divorce Corp. The tagline for the film, "Marriage is an institution. Divorce is big business" is ...
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Adoption in California

California and New York have the highest number of adoptions of all of the states. In California, many different types of adoptions are available and occur annually. These include adopting a child ...
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Tragic End to Domestic Abuse Case

A Pittsburgh woman was killed by her ex-boyfriend recently just days after deciding to seek a protection from abuse order (restraining order). 22-year-old M.A. had been in a relationship with C.H., 27 ...
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Child Support Dispute Gets out of Control at Local Diner

A diner employee was rushed to the hospital and three people were arrested in the aftermath of an argument about child support payments that escalated out of control. A 26-year-old woman, T.T., was ...
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