Less Divorce Lawyers!

Why do people hate lawyers!  If you’ve ever had to deal with one than you know the answer to that question! The good news is that law school applications have dropped 38% since 2010. The number of applicants to U.S. law schools is down 20% since this time last year. We need less lawyers in […]

Extortion for Cheaters

About 37 million potential adulterers who were exposed when the Ashley Madison cheating website was hacked in August now have to contend with email threats. Not to mention their angry spouses who may have found out! Ashley Madison is infamous for providing unfaithful spouses a platform for illicit trysts. Can you imagine opening up your […]

Divorce And Your Home

When a couple is getting a divorce they need to decide what to do with their home. This can be a major decision, especially when they share the mortgage. When there is equity in the home, each spouse wants to take a share as part of the divorce settlement agreement. But if one person wants […]

Changing Your Name After Marriage

According to an Upshot analysis of data from multiple sources, the practice of keeping one’s maiden name after marriage—which declined sometime in the 1980’s or 1990’s—has begun rising again. Women are choosing to keep their maiden names more for practical reasons than political ones. For many women, sociologists say, keeping their maiden names has lost […]

Who Gets The Dog?

When couples are breaking up sometimes their dog becomes the focus of a battle. This usually happens  when the couple breaking up don’t have any children or any children under the age of 18. Dogs do become a member of your family and are taken care of and loved like children. Losing the dog that […]

Cohabiting Before Marriage

Cohabiting before marriage may be the “kiss of death”—or divorce. What are the odds that you’d be in this relationship if you weren’t living together? The more you get to know your possible future spouse before you live together, the better chance you have of breaking up with the wrong person and finding the right […]

New Divorce Tactic

Women whose husband’s have hidden money from them during their divorce are trying a new tactic. They are trying to use the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act—RICO—which famously took down the Teflon Don—to nail their wealthy husbands during (and after) divorce battles. Many wealthy men hide their money in various ways during a […]

Is Your Significant Other A Stranger?

How well do you really know your significant other? According to a recent poll in the Wall Street Journal, more people are employing private investigators to check the backgrounds of their fiancé before their tie the knot. “Investigators across the nation say business has boomed in recent years from clients who want their sweethearts investigated […]