Category Archives: Divorce Law Reform

The Parental Divorce Reduction Act

The Parental Divorce Reduction Act is a new proposal to reduce unnecessary divorce, and it set forth by the Coalition for Divorce Reform. A broad consensus of studies finds that divorce has serious negative lifelong psychological consequences for children, and … Continue reading

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Sex During Divorce – Banned in the Bay State?

At one time, Boston was the place where racy books were banned, but now the citizens of the Bay State – at least those in the midst of a divorce – may face a new prohibition: Sex between divorcing spouses … Continue reading

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South Dakota Child Custody

South Dakota lawmakers have passed legislation providing a set of guidelines when determining split custody between divorced parents. The bill was unanimously supported in the Senate in a vote last month, and the House of Representatives voted 68-2 in support … Continue reading

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Kansas Lawmaker Wants to Abolish No-Fault

A member of the Kansas House recently introduced legislation to abolish no-fault divorce in the Sunflower state. Republican Keith Esau, of Olathe, introduced the bill Thursday in the House Judiciary Committee for a fellow lawmaker whom he said he did … Continue reading

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Utah Law Would Require Classes Before Filing for Divorce

A Utah state lawmaker wants to make it tougher for a couple to divorce in the Beehive state. State Rep. Jim Nielson (R) has proposed a measure requiring a married couple to complete a mandatory course before filing for divorce. … Continue reading

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Longest State Effort Fails to Reduce Divorce

Oklahoma, which a dozen years ago began what became the largest state marriage initiative in America, has failed to reduce divorces. According to the Tulsa World, Oklahoma has one of the highest divorce rates in the nation, with 13.5 percent … Continue reading

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Second Chances? If There is Doubt

A report called “Second Chances: A Proposal to Reduce Unnecessary Divorce”, which was published by the Institute for American Values, states that it is not uncommon for those who have filed for a divorce to have doubts about the divorce. … Continue reading

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