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Nearly all of us have moments of selfishness that can affect the health of many of the personal relationships in our lives. It is particularly difficult to live with or be married to a person who is exceptionally self-centered and … Continue reading

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When your divorce has been finalized and the divorce decree has been entered by the court, it becomes a binding order, enforceable under the law. However, you should know that even if your divorce is finalized, you are allowed to … Continue reading

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Divorce is not only the end of a romantic relationship, but also that of a financial relationship. Courts use financial information from both spouses to make decisions about spousal maintenance, child support, property division, and more. Although everyone handles divorce … Continue reading

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Despite the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990, disabled people continue to face discrimination in many, if not all, walks of normal life. One area that often surprises the average person is in the realm of … Continue reading

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During a divorce, it is a legal requirement that each spouse disclose information about his or her financial situation. This includes detailed information about property, income, expenses and debt. However, some people are dishonest in their financial reporting. Sometimes a spouse will attempt to hide assets from his or her … Continue reading

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Domestic violence is a serious problem in this country. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 10 million women and men are abused by a romantic partner every year. This works out to an average of almost 20 incidents … Continue reading

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Every child deserves to have a safe, comfortable home in which to grow up. When parents divorce, one of the courts main duties is to make decisions which will benefit the children of the marriage. Often, this means that one of the … Continue reading

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If you do not receive primary residential responsibilities regarding your children during your divorce, you will almost certainly be awarded visitation rights, now referred to as parenting time. However, all visitation is not created equal, especially if there have been … Continue reading

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If you have been considering filing for divorce, you probably have many questions and concerns. One such question may be “Will I have to make support payments to my ex-spouse?” Spousal support, also called spousal maintenance or alimony, helps limit the negative … Continue reading

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Sometimes, divorces go badly. It is sadly not unheard of for a person to become violent or dangerous toward his or her ex-spouse, harassing or threatening to a point where an order of protection—sometimes called a restraining order—becomes necessary. If … Continue reading

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