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How the Courts Decide on Alimony

Alimony is an explosive topic. Some people totally agree with it, while others are firmly against it. Either way, alimony can be a large part of divorce, and the financial aspect can be lengthy and costly for the party that will be paying the alimony. The decision of granting alimony by the court depends on…

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Divorce at Any Age

We recently took a look at some unique divorce stories, and one of the couples featured was the record holder for the oldest to divorce — a 99-year-old man in Italy, who divorced his wife after learning of an affair she had 70 years before. While many would think, what is the point of going…

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Believe-it-or-Not Tales of Divorce from Around the World

The Huffington Post recently highlighted “7 Weird Divorce Stories,” and the real-life marital tales of woe are hard to believe. Framing these quirky anecdotes is the recent story of a UK woman, who claimed that she was not made aware that “divorce” would legally end her marriage. Within this case, Jane Mulcahy claims that her attorneys should have…

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Divorce and Infidelity

The decision to divorce is never an easy one.  Typically, it is one wrought with frustration and uncertainty.  The factors that go in to the decision vary greatly from couple to couple, yet one of the most prevalent scenarios often involves adultery or the suspicion of adultery. While some couples can overcome the damage done…

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Spouse Cheating on You? Do the Math.

The media has been obsessed with the salacious details of the Anthony Wiener scandal.  For a few writers, however, the story has prompted some sober cultural reflection. In the New York Times, Sheryl Gay Stolberg wonders why female politicians rarely get caught up in sex scandals.  No solid conclusions but the sense of it: men…

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