Who’s Divorcing? Boomers. Big Time.

Who’s Divorcing? Boomers. Big Time.

After 15, 20 or more years of marriage you might think a couple would stay together. Forever. But not so much. In fact, quite the opposite. Baby boomers…

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“Judge, I should get custody. Fido and Fluffy love me best.” New law says divorce judges must consider well-being of pets.

“Judge, I should get custody. Fido and Fluffy love me best.” New law says divorce judges must consider well-being of pets.

In the ‘olden days’ (which basically means all days before today!) custody cases were limited to children–as in, human children. But these days far fewer couples have kids while more and more couples have pets….

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Should Divorcing Dads Automatically Get 50-50 Time With Kids?  Illinois Dads Group pushes for new laws.

Should Divorcing Dads Automatically Get 50-50 Time With Kids? Illinois Dads Group pushes for new laws.

“All I want is half the time and half the say.”  Divorcing dads frustrated with divorce courts have banded together to fight what they claim is unfair treatment…

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Summary Of 2016 Bankruptcy Filings–Cases Down Nearly 50,000. But Are Debt Levels Rising?

U.S. bankruptcies ended 2016 on a very positive note…or what passes for positive.  The year saw nearly 772,000 filings, which may sound like a big number–until we look back 2010…

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Bye Bye Holidays, Hello Divorce

Divorce Filings Spike 30% After The Holidays  If you started this year married but want to end the year divorced, you’re a member of a big club. Lawyers…

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Divorce Court Decides Wife Being Homemaker Is Equal To Husband Working, Earning $170Million. Wife Gets Half Of Everything. Fair?

The age-old question in divorce remains the same: “What’s fair?” Naturally spouses rarely agree on what each should get in a divorce. Everyone has their own reasons…many many many reasons…for why they deserve more than the…

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Christmas Shopping…For A Divorce Lawyer.

Yes, it’s true. In the midst of nonstop running around doing traditional Christmas shopping some folks are secretly scouting for a divorce lawyer in preparation for their post-holiday plan…

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Would You Use a Surrogate to Carry Your Child? Would You Consider Being a Surrogate? Surrogate Moms Express Sheer Joy…and Heartbreaking Regret

Would You Use a Surrogate to Carry Your Child? Would You Consider Being a Surrogate? Surrogate Moms Express Sheer Joy…and Heartbreaking Regret

As women wait longer to have children, the number of surrogate births has increased. It’s estimated there are approximately 500 surrogate births per year in the US and that a total of 35,000 children…

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When Is #Divorce Happy News? When You’re A #Real Estate Buyer

When Is #Divorce Happy News? When You’re A #Real Estate Buyer

While divorce isn’t normally considered a happy event, if you’re looking to buy a home, whether single family, condo or townhouse, locating a property being sold due to divorce…

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Follow The Money

Follow The Money

Your dad might not be a billionaire but if he starts spending money in unusual ways or in large sums it’s time to pay attention and take action. The case…

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