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Anyone who has ever had a child or has been around someone who was pregnant or otherwise affiliated with pregnancy can attest to pregnancy being an emotional roller coaster. There are a significant amount of changes that occur as well, from the changing of the body of the mother-to-be to the family dynamics and the housing situation. It can put ...

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If you have realized that your marriage is no longer working and you want to end it, there are various options to consider. The typical resolution is a dissolution of marriage, better known as a divorce, however there are two lesser known solutions. These are legal separation and annulment. While all three signal the end of the marriage or domestic ...

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The day you got married was the happiest day of your life, or so you thought. Years later, you are left wondering where you went wrong and how many mistakes brought you to this point. You are ready to get out and the only answer is divorce. Yet, you have already second guessing previous life decisions, you may be worried ...

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The divorce of one’s parents is never easy, even if the parents are able to maintain a friendly relationship and the divorce goes smoothly. It is important to create and implement good co-parenting strategies to help preserve a sense of stability for the children. The holidays are an especially important time; they should be a joyful time, but are often ...

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With the summertime hacking scandal, and now a lawsuit from a disgruntled user claiming that the website was fraudulent in its use of fembots to attract new users, cheating website Ashley Madison has been in the news a lot recently. Adultery is all too common and can have devastating effects on marriages and families. If you or your spouse has ...

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Since 1969, California has had a no-fault divorce law, which allows a spouse to file for divorce without alleging wrongdoing on the other spouse’s part. Under the law, couples in California may divorce based on either irreconcilable differences or incurable insanity. California’s law was the first no-fault law in the nation. Since it was passed, every other state has also ...

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Both an annulment and a divorce end a marriage. But while a divorce ends a valid, existing marriage, an annulment declares that the marriage was never valid in the first place. If a marriage is annulled, then under the law, it never existed at all.

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When a couple disagrees on issues such as alimony or child custody, divorce can be complex and costly. However, the process can be simplified and cheaper when a couple is in agreement. In California, a simplified divorce, also known as summary dissolution, is available to some couples. It is cheaper, quicker, and less emotionally stressful than a regular contested divorce.

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No fault divorce means that neither spouse needs to prove that the other spouse did anything wrong in order to get the divorce. In some states, the spouse must prove that the other spouse committed adultery, abandoned the other spouse, or that the spouse was cruel either emotionally or physically. Another fault could be that the other spouse is physically ...

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A diamond is forever, but an expensive engagement ring means the marriage might not last that long. According to a new study, spending between $2,000 and $4,000 on an engagement ring is significantly associated with an increase in the risk of divorce.

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