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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.

Why Mothers Can Lose Custody

Statistics show that many fathers have a 50-50 chance of being award custody of their children in a divorce case. Custody laws are supposed to be gender neutral and many courts a living up to the rules, and this means … Continue reading

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Letting Go of A Marriage

In the midst of a divorce, the spouse who is left often feels powerless. He or she must work at letting go of a marriage while still bonded, sometimes very deeply, to a person who has caused more pain and … Continue reading

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Adult Children of Divorce

Many people assume that, by divorcing later in life they save their children from suffering, but sadly, that is not so. Just because the children are grown does not mean that they won’t be affected when mom and dad throw in … Continue reading

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Things to Remember – Make Yourself a Checklist

Divorce is never easy, quick or painless, but you can make your divorce easier, less lengthy and alleviate as much pain as possible by making sure you avoid very common mistakes. If you are contemplating divorce, make a checklist, write … Continue reading

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Foreclosure During Divorce

The couple going through a foreclosure at the same time they are going through a divorce should be aware of a number of issues that may arise. The divorcing spouses need to determine 1) who is responsible for the mortgage, … Continue reading

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Capital Gains in a House Sale at Divorce

In property settlements, transfers between spouses are gifts and are not taxable. However, in order to pay a settlement, sometimes couples must disturb assets in a way that creates tax consequences. For example, taxes may result when a party must … Continue reading

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More to Deadbeat Dads Than Just Not Paying

Is it believed that the decline in marriage, increase in the divorce rate, and the acceptance of out-of-wedlock births as reasons why many divorced fathers do not play a prominent role in their children’s lives. Former husbands, on the other … Continue reading

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Staying Healthy During a Divorce

Divorcing people very often find that the death of a marriage is a heroic struggle to “stay sane, healthy and hopeful” because the marital breakup assaults the body, the mind and the soul. Few life traumas effect such profound pain … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy

Spousal and Child Support & Bankruptcy You cannot dodge paying child support or alimony by filing bankruptcy. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA) places a claim of unpaid child support and alimony ahead any other … Continue reading

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Fathering After Divorce

Fathers often are the forgotten parent when it comes to divorce. A father is looked at as the parent who supports the mother, sometimes assisting her in the parenting of the child or children. Yet this implication can have a … Continue reading

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