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Divorce and the potential negative impact on children

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Clearly divorce can have an impact on the health of the spouses going through it. (See previous blogs.) But did you know it could also have a detrimental effect on the health of the children involved? A family dealing with…

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Can Divorce Increase Your Risk of a Heart Attack?

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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We have posted several blogs on this site about the impact of divorce on one’s health. Now, a new study reveals that people who divorce have an increased risk of heart attack as compared to those who remain married. Study…

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Michigan Children Jailed for Refusing Lunch with their Father

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Most people are familiar with parents being punished for refusing to abide by the custody and visitation terms of a final divorce decree. Recently, a Michigan judge punished the children of divorced parents for refusing to see their father. Kids…

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Celebrity Divorce Chronicles: Lamar Odem vs. Khloe Kardashian

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Both Huffington Post Divorce and TMZ are reporting that celebrity socialite Khloe Kardashian and former NBA star Lamar Odem are finally finalizing their divorce. In 2013, after over three years of marriage, Kardashian filed for a divorce from the former…

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Divorce and Back to School Time

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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When you go through a divorce and work out custody and visitation arrangements with your spouse, you make an agreement based on the kids’ ages at that point. However, as anyone with kids knows, schedules change fairly regularly as kids…

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Beware of Child Support Collection Scams

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Owed child support? If so, there are several ways to enforce your child support order, including filing a contempt action against the non-custodial parent, seeking an income deduction order or garnishment of the non-custodial parent’s earnings, or contacting your local…

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Celebrity Divorce Chronicles: Jennifer Garner v. Ben Affleck

Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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Lately, the story that has been all over entertainment news is the breakup of Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck. After ten years of divorce and three children, critically acclaimed performers Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have decided to seek a…

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Is my Inheritance Marital Property?

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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Although this is a common question, it is also a very complicated one to answer, because as with many issues concerning divorce, the answer to this question depends on the specific factual circumstances in each individual case. The general rule…

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Social Media Accounts are Evidentiary Goldmines during Georgia Divorce

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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It’s no secret that employers check out the social media profiles of potential hires. Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and LinkedIn are all great sources of information for employers to learn more about their candidates’ interests and personalities. In fact, due to…

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As a Grandparent, Do I have a Legal Right to Visit my Grandchildren?

Monday, August 17th, 2015
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The short answer to this question is yes. But, this right is not automatically recognized legally. Put another way, if you are a grandparent, and you want to legally establish your legal right to visit your grandchildren, you can, but…

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