The Definition Of A No Fault Divorce

The idea of no-fault divorce was started in 1970 in the State of California. In some cases, the requirement of legal grounds to end a marriage made no sense when the marriage was an unhappy one, hence the introduction of the no-fault divorce. Previously the person who wanted to initiate the divorce had to prove […]

How to Successfully Bond With Your Stepkids

It can be hard as a stepparent to enter the life of a child and expect to fill the gap that’s left by their biological parent. There are some right and wrong ways to go about this. Here are is some advice you’ll find beneficial when attempting to bond with your stepkids: Biological parents: You shouldn’t […]

The Meaning of a “No-Fault” Divorce

In 1970, The State of California agreed to a “no-fault” divorce. The reasoning behind this was that it was difficult for couples to get a divorce when they were not happy together. Previously, the couples would have to give a reason for the divorce such as adultery, but this means the aggrieved party had to […]

Preparing For A Successful Mediation

Mediation is a place where both parties come to seek a resolution. In most cases, the two parties only want to resolve the matter quickly and fairly without getting the law involved. People value their time, money, and privacy which means most people will cooperate towards a quick mediation process. A good strategy for a […]

Summer Vacation Advice For Separated And Divorced Parents

As the school year finishes and the summer begins, kids eagerly await their vacation with excitement. The story for divorced/separated parents can be a little bit more stressful as figuring the particulars of the vacation must be agreed upon. Here are a few tips on how to do this: Make a checklist: if you are […]

CEO’s Ex Wife Turns Down 974 Million in Divorce Settlement

A divorce is something that no person or couple looks forward to as they are often time-consuming, stressful, and costly. Unfortunately, divorce rates in America are at a high and statistics show that nearly 1 out of every 2 marriages will end in divorce. The divorce rate is even higher for second and third marriages […]

How Much Alimony Can You Really Get?

Alimony, better known as spousal support, is one of the many intricate issues you may deal with when facing a divorce. Whether paying or receiving, it must be a fair and reasonable amount that both parties can come to an agreement on. Since there is no specific formula to calculate the amount of alimony you […]

Can Divorce Be Contagious?

A new study from Brown University found that divorce can be contagious. Divorcing friends or family members may give other married couples the bug, or “social contagion” as researchers called it. The study, which was conducted in Framingham, Massachusetts, found that 75% of participants were more likely to divorce if a friend was divorced. Psychologist Talia […]

Children of Divorced Parents Speak Up

When going through a divorce, it is easy for parents to be concerned about how the divorce will affect their children. Some fear their children will have commitment issues while others stay in an unhappy marriage in order to keep the family together. While divorce is never an easy decision, it is important to not […]