Jun 11 2015

No Thanks, Judge, We’ll Divorce Ourselves

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According to Martha Neil in an article on abajournal.com, two Minnesota lawmakers are proposing legislation that would allow couples to get divorced in that state without ever seeking assistance from or even going to court. But, Abby Simmons of the Minnesota Star Tribune writes “…family law attorneys argue that the

Jun 04 2015

Can You Serve Divorce Papers On Facebook?

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A New York judge recently granted permission to a woman to serve a divorce complaint via her husband’s page on, you guessed it, Facebook. This ruling is not only precedential, it also shows how modern social media is now being addressed in the court system. In New Jersey, a person must be physically served with a divorce

May 21 2015

The Billion-Dollar Divorce – She Shouldn’t Have Cashed the Check!

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As reported on Bloomberg.com, a staggering divorce award of nearly one billion dollars cannot be appealed, but not for reasons you might suspect. Oklahoma Judge Howard Haralson in November of 2014 gave the bulk of the assets and investments of Harlod Hamm and Sue Ann Arnall to Mr. Hamm, founder of Continental Resources, Inc.,

May 12 2015

Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon Reach a Divorce Settlement

Written by: Meghan Gulczynski

Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon have finally reached a divorce settlement. They recently released a statement to the media apologizing for the hurt and embarrassment their public divorce caused their family and friends. During their legal battle to end their marriage, there were news reports of Salomon not reporting millions of

Apr 21 2015

Should I Marry My Bartender? Study on Divorce Rates and Jobs

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A study done by Radford University identified the professions with the highest divorce rates. These professions were identified by Michael Aamodt and Shawn McCoy as having an elevated divorce rate, based on US Census data. However, as BusinessInsider.com notes: “the study identified people who were currently divorced, not those