Illinois Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

An Illinois divorce forms service is the perfect way to save time and money when filing an uncontested divorce in the state. An uncontested divorce means that you and your spouse agree on the major issues and that there will be no trial needed to complete your divorce. An Illinois divorce forms service can provide you with all the paperwork needed to meet the grounds of your uncontested divorce action in one easy download right in your own home. Couples facing an uncontested divorce in...

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Louisiana Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

If you want an uncontested divorce in Louisiana, you will have to live apart from your spouse for 180 days after filing, and have been living separate and apart for at least six months prior to filing. The best way to handle the documentation involved is to let a Louisiana divorce forms service provide you with all the paperwork needed to meet the grounds for your uncontested divorce action as well as any other documents that might be required by the state. The prices can vary slightly...

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Divorce Court TV

Dec 20, 2012 by

DIVORCE COURT is not your typical courtroom show. With each 30 minute episode, you’ll find powerful human drama, suspense and a resolution – making for a compelling 30 minutes of Television. Each half-hour show features real people and real stories delivered by couples who have either already filed for divorce or have been living together, including same sex partnerships, and have been in committed relationships. Judge Lynn Toler’s decisions are legally binding. Unlike the other...

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South Carolina Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

If you are seeking an uncontested divorce in South Carolina, you may be able to utilize the services of a divorce forms service. It is now possible to download and complete all the paperwork and documents necessary to file for a divorce. After your forms are complete, all that’s left to do is file them with your local courthouse. The State of South Carolina requires the use of specific divorce documents and you cannot substitute generic forms. The cost of downloading a complete forms...

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Pennsylvania Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

Because Pennsylvania allows irretrievable breakdown of the marriage as a ground for divorce, residents facing divorce in the state may want to save time and money by gathering and preparing their own divorce forms with the assistance of a Pennsylvania divorce forms service. A Pennsylvania divorce forms service will furnish you with a complete downloadable package of all the paperwork needed to meet the grounds for an uncontested divorce action as well as any other documents required by the...

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North Carolina Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

North Carolina allows living separate and apart without cohabitation for one year’s time, or living separate and apart due to incurable insanity for three years, as legitimate grounds for a no-fault, uncontested divorce. Instead of paying an attorney to file the action, now there is a far more affordable alternative available in the form of a North Carolina divorce forms service. Divorce laws are state-specific and a divorce forms service will provide North Carolina-specific documents...

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Missouri Online Divorce

Dec 20, 2012 by

Since Missouri is a no fault divorce state where the only accepted grounds for an uncontested divorce is an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage relationship, residents facing an imminent divorce may want to prepare their own divorce forms with the assistance of a Missouri online divorce service. Online divorce document services are designed for couples who are in agreement on most issues and want to get divorced with the least hassle and expense possible. Most uncontested divorce actions...

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Michigan Divorce Forms

Dec 20, 2012 by

Because the divorce process varies according to state-specific laws you will need to gather the required documents, filing instructions, and state law information before you can complete a divorce in any state. In Michigan, the irretrievable breakdown of a marriage is the only grounds for divorce recognized by the state and that makes a Michigan divorce forms service the perfect solution for any uncontested divorce that will be filed in the state. You can file an uncontested divorce in Michigan...

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Prenuptial Agreements

Dec 19, 2012 by

What is a Prenuptial Agreement? A prenuptial agreement or prenup, is a contract made between a husband and wife before they get married specifying what will happen to assets, etc in the case of a divorce. Are Prenuptial Agreements Always Binding? Not always. Some courts do not recognize them and enforcing one can be difficult if the other party decides to fight it in court. A Prenup Isn’t Very Romantic. Do I Have to Have One? Yes, it can be difficult to discuss divorce before a marriage...

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Alimony or Jail

Aug 8, 2012 by

Much like the laws that govern divorce, the laws concerning alimony differ from state to state and there are many different variables that can influence the process. Judges wield the most authority as to whether or not alimony is awarded and the laws usually require judges to consider the standard of living during a marriage, each spouse’s income and earning capabilities, the age and health of each individual, and the need for or ability to pay alimony. However, as a rule of thumb,...

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Compatibility Before Marriage

Aug 8, 2012 by

The British family law firm of Bross Bennet is making news lately after urging young couples to take a compatibility test before getting married in an effort to stem the rising tide of divorce in that nation. The test targets hot button relationship issues including finances, family ties, children and general goals. Bross Bennett is one of the largest and most experienced family and divorce law solicitors in London and headed by the specialist team of divorce lawyers, Ruth Bross and Sharon...

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Divorce Blog

Aug 8, 2012 by

If you are considering a divorce, going through a divorce or suddenly single again and ready to start all over, you will find plenty of good advice, therapy and tips to help you take control of your life here at Divorce.com’s Blog Pages. You’ll find information on topics from around the world about divorce issues in the news, lawyers and legal tips, how to manage your divorce case, family law updates and other general resources designed to help you deal with every aspect of getting...

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Divorce Law

Aug 8, 2012 by

Chances are, if you’re headed for a divorce, you already know that divorce laws govern the processes and rights concerning property, custody, support and alimony. What you may not know is that those laws governing the procedure and eventual resolution of your divorce are entirely dependant on the state where you live. The dissolution of a marriage is the common factor in all divorces, but most of the laws governing the details of the divorce process are state specific. No Fault...

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Divorce Terms

Aug 8, 2012 by

  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z The Divorce.com Divorce Terms Dictionary is presented to clarify the terms, phrases and words most commonly used when discussing the issues related to separation and divorce. Understanding the legal jargon used by the court and attorneys can be of critical importance when attempting to navigate the documents, rules and procedures of a divorce case. To search for a specific term, click on the corresponding letter in the A to Z...

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Domestic Violence: What Everyone Needs to Know

Aug 8, 2012 by

Domestic violence is commonly thought of as the little dark secret that occurs behind closed doors and which is not discussed.  However, it is this sort of sentiment that facilitates domestic violence by perpetuating ignorance of both the problem and the many resources available to combat the problem.  Domestic violence must not remain a secret, as exposing these events and taking action can prevent occurrences and reoccurrences. Very few people realize how prevalent domestic violence...

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Gay Divorce Ruling Upheld

Aug 8, 2012 by

As we noted in the “Same-Sex Divorce Ruling Appealed” posting last Fall, the Texas courts have attempted to avoid tackling the difficult issue of same-sex marriage in the state for many years, but as long as the issue of same-sex divorce keeps popping up in front of them, the issue will difficult to avoid.  Same-sex marriage is not legal in the state and Texas appeals courts have ruled in the past that gay couples cannot get divorced in the state. That meant same-sex couples...

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Living Together with Kids

Aug 8, 2012 by

A new report from the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia says cohabitation has replaced divorce as the biggest source of instability for American families. W. Bradford Wilcox, Director of the National Marriage Project and the co-author of the new report noted that the rate of American couples who live together without being married are now rising fast. Cohabitation grew by 13% in 2010 alone and while it may be a simpler, more convenient arrangement for the couples involved,...

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No-Fault Divorce Nation

Aug 8, 2012 by

New York Governor David Paterson signed a bill into law this week officially making New York the last state in the nation to allow no-fault divorce. The new law will finally allow couples to get a divorce based on irreconcilable differences alone, and reduces the length of the process from one year to six months. Paterson remarked “Finally, New York has brought its divorce laws into the 21st century,” in reference to the fact that California first adopted no-fault divorce in 1970...

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Real TV & Real Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Howie Kohlenberg and his wife Christine agreed to appear on Jerry Seinfeld’s hit reality TV show The Marriage Ref because it seemed like a fun thing to do. The couple thought they might be able to promote their own spa business and if they got lucky, maybe even become billionaires themselves. Now a year later, Howie Kohlenberg says he holds both the famous comedian and his show, as responsible for the failure of his marriage. He says his wife Christine walked out on their 14-year marriage...

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Sons, Daughters & Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

A recent article in Psychology Today suggests that married couples who have at least one son are at a much lower risk of experiencing a divorce than couples who have daughters only.  Researchers have discovered that having sons decreases the probability of divorce while those with a daughter are 5 percent more likely to get a divorce, and the chance of a divorce increases with each additional daughter a couple has. The logic presented by Psychology Today is that the presence of a father in...

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