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Divorce: Leave the Kids Out of It!

In the midst of a heated divorce, it can be easy to lost track of what is really important. Often, dueling spouses will use whatever they can to make their soon-to-be ex look bad, or to cause them pain. Sadly, it is not uncommon for spouses to drag children into the middle of the drama,… Read more

Staying Sane During a Crazy Divorce

Divorce has a way of turning even the most calm and patient people into stressed out messes. The expense, nitpicking battles with the soon to be ex-spouse, and overall negativity of the process can frustrate and unravel you to the point where you barely recognize yourself. According to this article, there are several steps you… Read more

Prenuptial Agreements are Not a Sign of an Impending Divorce

Years ago, the idea of a prenuptial agreement was only for the exceedingly wealthy looking to protect their fortunes. But in today’s world, prenuptial agreements are a sign of mutual trust and respect for every couple, regardless of their financial situation. A prenuptial agreement is simply a contract between spouses written before marriage that lays… Read more

Top 5 Reasons Why Couples are Divorcing in 2015

Every relationship is different, and no two couples are exactly alike. But when it comes to divorce, the driving forces that can split a union are more universal than we’d like to believe. According to divorcehelp360.com, there are five key behaviors that are detrimental to a marriage. The first is a lack of commitment. It’s… Read more

Custody Dispute Nearly Ends in Tragedy

Child custody disputes between parents often get heated. When you are dealing with something as invaluable and precious as your child and the time you get to spend with your child, it’s no surprise that divorced spouses often have a hard time negotiating child custody terms in a calm, reasonable manner. Even after the divorce… Read more

Will Ashley Madison Hack Lead to More Divorces in Orlando?

Ashley Madison, the website claiming to be “the world’s leading married dating service for discreet encounters,” was recently hacked, and user information became available publicly online. Now, couples in Central Florida and around the world must confront the possibility that one of them may have been unfaithful or may have entertained ideas of being unfaithful…. Read more

Evidence from Social Media and Cell Phones Introduced in Family Court

Social media is so prevalent in our society today; many people don’t think twice before posting information about their personal lives. In addition, texting has become an extremely common communication method for many people, yet many don’t consider the consequences of having certain conversations saved in writing. For couples getting a divorce, social media use… Read more

The “Frustrated Forties”

Divorce rates in couples age 40 and over have increased significantly in the past 25 years. Researchers claim one of the reasons for this is the fact that people are living longer and wanting more out of life. Instead of staying in an unhappy marriage, simply because of one’s age and the amount of time… Read more

Destination Divorces

Prior to no-fault divorce laws, couples could only sue for divorce if certain state-determined criteria had been met, including situations such as infidelity, abuse, incarceration, and abandonment. This forced many couples to examine other options. In the 1800’s, Indiana was the easiest place to get divorced. By the 1900’s, couples began flocking to Nevada for… Read more

Post-Divorce Roommates

You may have thought that life with roommates was something you left behind in your college years. But as more and more middle aged people get divorced and find themselves with a mortgage and bills to pay, they are considering becoming “roomies” again. Now, finding an adult roommate just got a little easier. Golden Girls… Read more