Category Archives: Divorce (General)

Men’s Health and Divorce

Divorce takes a great mental and physical toll on men because divorced (as well as unmarried men) are more prone to health problems, drug abuse and depression than married men and have higher rates of mortality, according to research published … Continue reading

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Wait to Get Married – But Not Too Long

Those who walk down the aisle after their early 30s are more likely to divorce than those who marry in their late 20s – past the early 30s, the odds of divorce increase by 5 percent per year of age at … Continue reading

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Divorce Can Be Good for Your Health

London-based researchers have found that people who divorce and remarry are no more likely than those who have remained married to have cardiovascular or respiratory health problems in early middle age. Researchers examined the association between trajectories of partnership status … Continue reading

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Judges and Compassion Fatigue

Family court judges face highly emotional cases where difficult material is the stock in trade. They are expected to be neutral in the face of tragedy, perform duties impartially and without emotion and serve as the balance point and decision … Continue reading

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The Divorce Surge is Over – The Myth Lives On

Divorce rates increased in the 1970s and 1980s, but in the last 20 years they have dropped, according to The New York Times. Conservative commentators lament high poverty levels and blame marital failure, claiming “the divorce rate is going up.” … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Divorce

Lawyers are expensive, and some people cannot afford legal counsel in a divorce. Sometimes the court requires a high-earning spouse to pay the legal fees and expenses of the lower-income partner; however, if this is not the case, the impoverished spouse … Continue reading

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Divorce Mistakes

In divorce, the sophisticated client not only works with his or her lawyer but also avoids common mistakes that people make in the storm of a divorce – mistakes that can make a divorce even more difficult and costly. The most common mistake … Continue reading

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Cost of a Lawyer

Lawyers are expensive, and no one can predict the legal fees in a divorce, but prospective clients must understand fees and billing practices to make an informed decision about hiring a lawyer. The client should always understand how he or … Continue reading

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Three Kinds of Divorces

Many veterans of failed marriages view their divorces as high conflict because they argued and fought and experienced conflicts and confrontation; however, only few divorces are actually high conflict, according to Kathy J. Marshack, a licensed psychologist and family business coach. … Continue reading

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Narcissistic Personality Disorder in the Family Court System

A divorce from someone who suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) has been likened to inviting the devil himself onto the battlefield. The narcissist appears to be charming, charismatic and endearing to those whom he or she encounters, yet outside … Continue reading

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