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Blog Posts in August, 2011

  • Rumors About Divorce Mediation

    || 19-Aug-2011

    Are you considering divorce mediation ? If so, there may be a few rumors that you may have heard about the process. Before you decide to start mediation, you should understand why these rumors are not true. Some people believe that mediation is for people that are afraid to speak up for themselves, that one person will be bullied by the other. This is not true as mediation allows both parties to ...
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  • Changing Child Custody Agreements

    || 6-Aug-2011

    When you share child custody with a former partner/spouse, you may not always be able to work within the boundaries of your agreement. In the event that you do need to change your custody agreement, you will need to show that a modification in circumstances is so great as to necessitate the altering of your custodial agreement. Since the court is determined to maintain a lifestyle that is best for ...
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  • New York to Allow No-Fault Divorce

    || 5-Aug-2011

    Although the divorce rate is already high in the country, some states, like New York, are making it even easier for couples to get divorced. Last October, the state adopted no-fault separations in which couples could file for divorce quickly if neither spouse had objections to the split. Rather than force couples to place blame on one party or both parties, a no-fault divorce states that both ...
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  • All Couples Should Consider Prenups due to Divorce Rate

    || 4-Aug-2011

    As New York makes history by allowing same sex couples to seek marriages, couples across the state have either gotten hitched or are making plans to do so. However, there are some who want to warn same sex couples that while marriage may seem like a luxury now, divorce can happen to anyone, straight or not. Since half of marriages in the United States end in divorce, it is not unlikely that gay ...
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