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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.

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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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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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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Remedies When a Parent Abducts a Child

One parent abducting the child in the midst of a custody battle is not as uncommon as you would think. Parental kidnapping is illegal. As logical as it may seem for the parent to just run away with the child … Continue reading

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Do Affairs Always End in Divorce?

There are many reasons having an affair will lead to a divorce; there are just as many reasons divorce will not happen just because of the affair. Of course, if the affair continues after the affair is exposed, divorce is … Continue reading

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Allegations of Criminality in Divorce Cases

Pleading the 5th Amendment does not always benefit when trying to defend a client and also represent the client who is going through a divorce. Sometimes, remaining silent can have a very negative effect in a divorce action and the … Continue reading

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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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