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I’ve seen it happen on too many occasions to count: ex-partners making demands of their former spouses instead of treating them as the ‘favors’ they truly are. Is their attitude in part caused by ignorance of the law and parenting? Perhaps. Could their demands, in part, be a control tactic?&
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Tuesday, 15 December 2009 01:34
I’m no divorce expert; there’s no law degree or special accreditation following my name. But now that I’m two years into my divorce, there’s one golden nugget of advice I’d like to pass onto those newly divorcing: Get EVERYTHING down in writing — signed, sealed and wrapped&
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Wednesday, 25 November 2009 09:01
After being left for a younger woman in 2003, journalist Erica Manfred eventually learned how to both survive and thrive. In her new book, He's History, You'e Not: Survivng Divorce After 40, she shares her own divorce experience, as well as the advice of experts, with&
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Thursday, 25 June 2009 10:04
My friend has an interesting idea.  I don't know if she read this somewhere else or if it's something she came up with on her own, but she thinks that marriage should be a contract that comes up for renewal every few years.  For instance, after five years of marriage the couple then decides if they want&
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Sunday, 03 May 2009 14:30
Could jury duty be the new way to meet a mate? That, and if you want to find a wine opener in your big purse, bring it to a courthouse scanner. These are the two topics in my blog today.I was called for jury duty this week. Not the most convenient time to be pulled away from earning money, but then&
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Saturday, 21 March 2009 13:48
I was in Boston when I found out my divorce was final.In late November, our lawyer let me know she had scheduled the "bifurcation hearing" for December 30th. This concerned me, as I was supposed to be on the other side of the country  I was not terribly keen on abandoning my holiday&
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Saturday, 14 March 2009 11:41
My initial thinking, in hiring a divorce lawyer, was that I wanted to go ahead and let someone else do it. Our divorce was straightforward: we had no kids, no property. We had already agreed on a settlement, and, with the help of our fathers (both former lawyers) had drafted the settlement agreement&
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Saturday, 07 March 2009 11:33
“What is your married name?” a woman asked shortly after I acquired a husband.“Sondra Simmons,” I replied. She looked quizzically at me for a moment, then said, “Oh, I see. You didn’t change it.”I was 40 at the time. “This name has served &
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Tuesday, 24 February 2009 08:04
Getting divorced has been, in many ways, merely tedious. The paperwork, the emails, the forms, the waiting in line.  The most time-consuming has been taking my name back, but the intense happiness of reclaiming myself largely mitigates my exacerbation at the amount of work involved in doing&
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Saturday, 21 February 2009 10:15
Do you know the difference between a prenup and a postnup? Get the facts and find out the differences here as Debbie chats with attorney Lynne Strober. Prenup: A prenuptial agreement, commonly abbreviated to prenup or prenupt (also can be…
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Wednesday, 07 November 2012 07:50