"It has become 'no big deal' to mix love and money outside of marriage." In a recent article, the Washington Post examines the modern complexities that face unmarried couples who share finances. As marriage rates decline, more and more unmarried couples are forming joint accounts and buying property together. These decisions can have long-range affects and individuals should be aware of the potential consequences.
Whether you are going through a divorce, are divorced, or are raising children with an ex-partner, this article shares thoughtful reflections by children of divorce: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/02/advice-from-children-of-divorce-_n_6978822.html
In typical divorce trial practice, following the filing of a Complaint for Divorce, there is often an Answer to the Complaint for Divorce, a Counterclaim, and a Reply to the Counterclaim.
According to a CNN Money article published yesterday, the costs of same-sex divorce are higher than the costs of opposite-sex divorce.
Technology is a great way to stay connected to the 'outside world.' However, it is important to remember and be accountable for the fact that staying connected is not private. When you are roaming around the grocery store telling your deepest secrets to your BFF or family member on your cell, it is not a private conversation. Even if you change your settings on Facebook, your posts, comments and other activity are not likely private. When you down load inappropriate photos from the internet or use a photo service like Instagram, your activities are not private. And while you may not be Frank Sinatra, Justin Bieber, Tom Cruise, or Beyonce, and wonder therefore why anyone would care, when you are involved in a divorce or other family related litigation, the lawyers will care and your former spouse or soon-to-be former spouse will care. If you are thinking of sharing your personal information out there on the world wide web, think twice and then think again.