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The long history of child custody and the awarding of it goes back to Colonial times and the early Republic between 1630 and 1830. The way children are viewed and the relationships between husbands and wives have evolved, parallels this history. Shifting Patterns of Child Custody Overview Back in colonial and early republic times, children

A recently released study from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh suggests a divorce in which the parents separate and then do not communicate can raise a child’s risk of getting more colds when they are in adulthood. Can Divorce Harm Your Child’s Immune System? The study found children of parents that separated and did not

One of the hardest parts of the divorce process is, undoubtedly, figuring out child custody arrangements. When it comes down to making decisions, the court will always rule in the best interests of a child, even when those best wishes go against a parent’s wishes. Child Custody – Then and Now Over the years, “child

Rapper 50 Cent is looking forward to the day until he can stop paying child support. 50 Cent’s Done With Child Support The rapper, real name Curtis Jackson, recently posted a countdown on his Instagram to the day when his child support is up for his eldest son Marquise Jackson. The post has since been

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Almost two years after originally announcing they would be divorcing, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have filed official divorce papers. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Officially File for Divorce Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck filed divorce documents together. They are seeking joint legal as well as physical custody of their children. For now, the date

Divorce and Retirement Accounts

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 by

Thise are a lot of things that need to be settled during a divorce: alimony, child support and visitation, marital property. But perhaps the most valuable asset, that is often forgotten about, is your spouse’s retirement account. Divorce and Retirement Accounts Despite the fact that the struggling economy has put a large dent in retirement,

Cuba Gooding Jr. Ends Marriage

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 by

After 22 years of marriage, Jerry McGuire star Cuba Gooding Jr. has decided to officially end his marriage and has filed for divorce. Cuba Gooding Jr. Ends Marriage Three years after she filed for legal separation, Cuba Gooding Jr. has filed for divorce from his wife Sara Kapfer. The two were high school sweethearts and

The $4,100 that Sherri Shepherd pays to estranged husband Lamar Sally might not be enough – according to Sally. More Child Support Drama for Sherri Shepherd Last December, Sally requested an increase in the child support he receives from Shepherd. Shepherd has now fired back, claiming that the request is outrageous. Sally has argued that the

What to Avoid During Your Divorce

Wednesday, 28 December 2016 by

We’ve all heard the divorce horror stories. Perhaps a family member or friend is going through one. They fill our news almost daily. When multimillionaire and billionaires divorce no expense or tactic is spared. But even for those with moderate incomes and little to decide on, “simple” divorces can turn into legal battle royales whise

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