The Parental Divorce Reduction Act is legislation that would reform divorce laws by requiring parents of minor children to participate in four to eight hours of face-to-face divorce education classes before filing for a divorce.
“Mom, what’s an affair?” asked my 9 yr old daughter after catching a news headline on television about Tiger Woods. “It’s when you have sex with someone you’re not married to,” said her twin brother not even looking up from his homework.
How can you get divorced? Let me count the ways! There’s not just one way to divorce. The differences can be in the law, like fault or no-fault, or in the way you and your spouse approach it, like uncontested, contested, or default.
Expat divorce: Frank Arndt of our International Family Law Unit attended an international family law conference in Malaga, Spain & spoke about forum shopping. **Divorcehood note: It's is interesting to read about laws in other countries regarding divorce. For instance, in Spain, there is not a law for full disclosure of a couple's assets.
Like it or not, if there are children of the relationship (regardless of their age), the family still exists after the relationship ends. The manner in which you end a relationship determines whether your family will be...
Today marks the 45th wedding anniversary of my parents. 45 years together is a remarkable accomplishment. But considering my parents got married as 17-year old high school seniors because my mom was pregnant with me, their accomplishment is beyond remarkable...perhaps more astounding...or even unfathomable to me.
One major divorce lesson I’ve learned over the past few months is that if someone is hell-bent on fighting then there is nothing you can do but fight back. I’m not sure what the Zen belief is on this, but I know that our legal system requires a defense, even if attacked untruthfully.