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Blog Posts in October, 2012

  • Can you Cancel a Legal Separation?

    || 22-Oct-2012

    A legal separation is a court order that is sometimes likened to a divorce One of the main differences between a divorce and a legal separation is the permanency of the arrangement. While a divorce is final, a separation is reversible. Couples that are separated are still considered Mr. and Mrs. and must get their marriage dissolved before they can declare that they are legally single. Sometimes ...
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  • Was Your Annulment Denied? How to Appeal!

    || 19-Oct-2012

    If you have recently applied for a marriage annulment, but were not granted your request, then you will want to appeal the denial in court. A civil annulment is given out in a court of law, while a religious annulment takes place through a couple’s church or religious organization. Chances are that if your annulment was denied, it was through a civil court. Annulments are not the same as ...
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  • Common Fears About Divorce

    || 18-Oct-2012

    Divorce is often a “great unknown” concept that can intimidate and scare the men and women who are getting ready to file. Sometimes a divorce is what needs to happen, but you may not want to think about the possible repercussions of the split. In a recent Twitter poll, The Huffington Post asked people what their greatest fears concerning divorce are and compiled all the answers into an ...
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  • Men in Domestic Violence Cases

    || 17-Oct-2012

    If you have been the victim of domestic violence as a male, you may be embarrassed to admit that you have had to endure it. Men want to appear masculine and tough, and often don’t want to confess that they have been harmed physically, verbally, or psychologically in a marriage. In fact, most men will never admit to any sort of domestic abuse, even if they have been harmed in some way by an ...
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  • Internet Evidence and your Divorce

    || 15-Oct-2012

    If you are involved with online social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, or another popular website, then you know that these pages are open for the world to see. As a result, they are also free material for an opposing party in a lawsuit or a divorce. If you post Facebook statuses about drinking and driving, doing drugs, or partying with friends, then your spouse may use this as evidence ...
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  • Student Loans: Are the Debts Divided at Divorce?

    || 12-Oct-2012

    When you choose to split from a spouse, you have to deal with property division. This is when the court will go through all of your shared assets and divide them in a way that is most fair. In most states, this equitable distribution also involves dividing debts. When your spouse has racked up a hefty credit card debt, or something else in a shared account, then chances are that you will have to ...
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  • Is Premarital Counseling a Good Idea?

    || 10-Oct-2012

    If you are about to get married, then you may want to think about heading into therapy sessions before you rush to the altar. Most engaged couples are so star-crossed in love that they can’t imagine why they would have to attend counseling. Yet heading to a psychologist or therapist while things are amicable will help you to address issues before they become points of tension later on in ...
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