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February 2011 Archives

Owner of baseball team in property division dispute after divorce

Divorce proceedings can be complicated and drawn out. Depending on the couple, there may be a lot of issues that need to be resolved before the divorce is finalized. Often couples will get caught up in finding a custody plan that satisfies both parties. But sometimes what couples can disagree on most is property division.

Army Colonel seeks divorce after wife arrested for murder

In a previous post, the complicated nature of a military divorce was discussed. Even though a divorce generally is hard on a couple, there are a lot of other factors to consider when one or both spouses are in the military. Often some of the more complicated matters arise out of certain child support obligations.

Fathers' rights a concern with proposed legislation

In the midst of child custody proceedings, judges look at what's in the best interests of the child to determine what sort of custody plan should be in place. Historically mothers would get custody because courts believed that children needed to be with their mothers. But now, custody laws have shifted to a more equitable process.

Property division: Who gets what after a divorce?

Though couples generally do not enter into marriage thinking that they will get divorced, that is sometimes the outcome. A couple can arrive at the decision to end their marriage for many reasons. But when that happens, a couple is faced with the task of dividing up the property.

Custodial parent wanting to relocate may find it difficult

During divorce proceedings, couples have to divide the property and then figure out how to share parenting time with one another. Once the divorce is finalized, both parties live with the decision and move forward from there. But what happens if one parent wants to move? How does that affect a custody plan?

Is the decision to get divorced influenced by economic recession?

Often, when a couple decides to get divorced, there are several factors that led them to that decision. Sometimes one thing can drive a wedge in a marriage while other times it is several issues that can cause a couple to drift apart.

Custody dispute between Halle Berry and her ex-boyfriend heats up

We've seen that custody battles can become ugly as couples fight for custody of their shared children. The emotional strain of a divorce, if the couple had been married, can only further intensify a custody dispute to where it can become harmful to the children.

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