The divorce of celebrities Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie might go down as the most talked-about breakup in history.CONTINUE READING
Does Alimony End Upon Cohabitation?
Question: How is alimony affected by cohabitation? I have evidence to prove my ex is living with another man, but they are not married.CONTINUE READING
Have Millennials Found A Solution To Divorce?
You’ve likely heard the often-cited statistic that roughly half of all marriages end in divorce. In reality, that number is misleading and has likely never exceeded 41 percent. Although the divorce rate peaked in the 1970s and early 1980s, it has been declining in the decades since.CONTINUE READING
DadsDivorce Live: Pre-Cohabitation’s Effect On Marital Quality
The majority of studies concerning long-term relationships have failed to examine pre-cohabitation history together.CONTINUE READING
Examining The Predictors Of Marital Quality
How can a couple’s experience prior to marriage affect their relationship satisfaction later on in life? In a report for the National Marriage Project, Galena Rhoades and Scott Stanley found that a couples’ pre-cohabitation relationship history can play a big role in how well they get along later in their …CONTINUE READING
Divorce Dilemma: Choose Your Battles Wisely
By Dad “X” Divorce is inherently combative. Unfortunately having attorneys writing letters back and forth is expensive and should be part of a consideration you show your ex should the question of you being combative comes up in court. With every outrageous breaking of a divorce decree or parenting plan, …CONTINUE READING
Does Cohabiting Harm Children?
Recently, the news of the divorce of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner has dominated tabloid headlines across the country. The celebrity couple surprised many when just a few days after they announced their split they were spotted vacationing together in the Bahamas. It turns out that Affleck and Garner have …CONTINUE READING
DadsDivorce LIVE: Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act
The Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act of 2011, which did away with permanent alimony in the state, was hailed as a national model when it passed. Recently, the Massachusetts Supreme Court issued three key decisions regarding the termination of alimony upon retirement or cohabition.CONTINUE READING
Divorce Dilemma: How To Deal With Your Kids’ ‘New Dad’
By “Dad X” Divorce is not the end of your life, although it may feel that way at times. Life does go on and for some, it starts over rather quickly and love is once again found and your children suddenly are faced with a stepfather (or stepmother as some …CONTINUE READING
Alimony Laws: Forced To Pay Spousal Support While Cohabiting
Question: I cohabit with my girlfriend and our children, and she has increasingly threatened to take me to court in order to force me to pay child support and spousal support to help with the bills. Do state alimony laws allow for individuals who cohabit to ask for spousal support …CONTINUE READING