Author Archives: Editorial Staff

About Editorial Staff

The Divorce Source, Inc. Editorial Staff consists of a team of divorce experts who are responsible for the ever so valuable content that is delivered through the Divorce Source Network. The members of the editorial team share the company's "passion for a better divorce" philosophy by providing as much divorce related information, products and services to help those who are contemplating or experiencing divorce.

Divorce By Publication

Sometimes a spouse disappears out of carelessness, and sometimes out of spite. A spouse leaves town or state without leaving a forwarding address. In some cases, the couple lives apart for a long time without divorcing, so they drift apart. … Continue reading

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Who Needs a Prenuptial Agreement?

Very often couples planning marriage face a moment when one asks the other, “Will you sign a prenuptial agreement?” The decision to ask for a prenuptial agreement is based on the very real possibility that the marriage may flounder. In … Continue reading

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When Alcoholism Factors Into a Child Custody Dispute

Few considerations in divorce proceedings are more emotionally charged than the health, welfare and safety of the children. Courts let couples settle the terms and conditions of a divorce but will intervene if  one parent disagrees with the other regarding … Continue reading

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When Only One Spouse Wants a Divorce

Divorce creates situations that tax the wisdom of Solomon. Judges struggle with nearly insoluble questions involving child custody and visitation, but no judge has the answer for the most common problem created by no-fault divorce: the sad reality that it … Continue reading

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Stalling a Divorce

An angry spouse may believe otherwise, but he or she cannot stall a divorce by not signing the divorce papers. The court grants the divorce. All jurisdictions now recognize no-fault grounds, so the judge signs the decree, officially terminating the … Continue reading

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Conflict and Child Custody Disputes

Conflict is the most critical determining factor in children’s adjustment post-divorce, not the divorce itself or the residential parenting routine of custody. High-conflict custody and visitation cases are often fueled by irrational emotional behavior, and children, exposed to high conflict … Continue reading

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Loneliness and Divorce

Divorce loneliness is part of pain and suffering of a failed marriage. “I feel so empty and alone” is the theme and refrain that the mourners know when burying a marriage that has died. This deep aching loneliness can seem … Continue reading

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Termination of Parental Rights (TPR)

Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) is taking away a parent’s rights and he or she is not legally a child’s parent anymore. When a parent’s rights are terminated, that parent looses all right to visit or even talk with the … Continue reading

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Mending a Marriage After an Affair

An affair doesn’t have to mean a marriage is over. Few marital problems cause as much heartache and devastation as infidelity, which assaults the foundation of marriage itself. However, when both spouses commit to authentic healing, most marriages survive. Many … Continue reading

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How Joint Physical Custody Arrangements Effect Children

Is there an association between joint physical custody and psychosomatic problems in children? In many Western countries, an increasing number of children with separated parents live in a joint physical custody arrangement, that is, live equally (or close there to) … Continue reading

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