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Divorce Rate Plunges to New 35 Year Low

Divorce Rate Plunges to New 35 Year Low

US Divorce Rate Continues to Decline In a bit of positive news, the US divorce rate has continued its steady decline over the past few years to reach a new 35 year low. Its easy to jump to conclusions in regards to this data, as there are many different contributing factors, but it is an extremely […]

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How to Explain Your Divorce to Your Kids

How to Explain Your Divorce to Your Kids

The kids are, very much often, the top priority of the family. In times of family trials, like divorce, the most difficult part is dealing with the children. A lot of emotional stress will be involved, which may lead to a problematic child. They can get rebellious and angry. They may come to a point […]

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Staying for the Sake of the Kids

Staying for the Sake of the Kids

There are many couples who only stay married because of their children. The effects of divorce on children are widely known. It can cause distress, anxiety, and even depression to the kids. Even if the marriage no longer works out, many loving parents choose their children first. Let’s try and navigate the two scenarios: Staying […]

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Gender Marker Change in the State of Texas

Gender Marker Change in the State of Texas

The year is 2019. Everything has changed even the genders assigned at birth. Today, the existence of lesbians (a homosexual woman) and gays (a homosexual man) are widely recognized. In the same vein, there are also transsexuals who have a gender identity different from their assigned sex, and undergo medical assistance to transition themselves to […]

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What is a Gray Divorce?

What is a Gray Divorce?

Gray Divorces take place between spouses who are over 50 years old. Dissolution of the marriage of couples who are 50 years old and above is increasing in the country. There will be difficulties and challenges. A common issue is when a spouse is very financially dependent on the other. After the divorce, the financially-dependent […]

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How to Divide Expenses at Home when Both of You are Working

How to Divide Expenses at Home when Both of You are Working

If there’s one thing that ruins relationships, it’s money. That’s simply one of the first things couples—whether married or not—talk about when they start living together. It’s always a case of “who will pay for what,” and finding the right balance for the both of you. Are you moving in with your partner soon? Then […]

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Considering Couples Counseling

Considering Couples Counseling

Is it still worth it or is it time to let go and get a divorce? Here are some signs that maybe it’s a good idea to go counseling first.  You can usually talk it out If you and your partner rarely argues and can usually fix things with a conversation, it’s probably a good […]

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Summer Visitation for a Divorced Parent in Texas

Summer Visitation for a Divorced Parent in Texas

Many divorced parents have already come up with summer plans to spend with their children during that time. Exciting as it may, schedules for summer visitation tend to be confusing. The Texas Family Code provides some regulations. This article will talk about things to keep in mind when formulating a summer possession schedule.  Written Notice […]

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What a Lawyer Can and Cannot Do

What a Lawyer Can and Cannot Do

Before you call a lawyer, it’s important to be clear in your expectations. A lawyer can do a lot on your behalf, but he also has limitations.  Here are some of the things your lawyer can do for you: 1. Listen to you Your lawyer is someone who you can expect to listen. You can […]

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Some Bad Habits that Can Lead to Divorce

Some Bad Habits that Can Lead to Divorce

If you’ve ever been in a relationship that came to an end, you very well know that the reasons for the break up may not be so obvious. While it’s easy to put the blame on one person, it usually takes two to tango. It’s difficult to notice our own mistakes because it’s deeply ingrained […]

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