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New Paternity Laws – A Summary

19th April 2011
New paternity laws came into action this April, enabling Father’s to take more time off work after to the birth of their children. Prior to this change the paternity leave that employers had to give their employees was only two weeks; a maximum of t...

The Difficulties of International Divorce

31st March 2011
International divorces can be difficult. If you are going through a divorce and living in a different country to your partner there are many complexities. The Practicalities Being in different countries will make all issues around the divorce that ...

How does Legal Separation differ from Divorce?

09th February 2011
Legal separation is where a married couple legally separate without getting divorced. During this legal process decisions regarding children (such as custody, visitation rights and maintenance payments) and financial issues (such as debt, mortgages and as...

The Factors in a Divorce Settlement

11th January 2011
Divorce can be a stressful process with many issues needing to be resolved. Of course, some are more complex than other. If the couple have children together and own property the process of deciding who is entitled to what can be long and drawn out, where...

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Co-parenting after a Divorce

14th December 2010
Divorce is hard and can be made even harder when you have children. No parent wants to be away from their kids, something that is the case for many divorced parents. For some co-parenting is the best option. Co-parenting is where children live with each p...

Can Divorce be a Positive?

03rd November 2010
We generally get a negative picture of divorce. We hear stories of broken families and broken hearts, of children devastated by the break up the parents, and of financial woe in the years following. Many people find divorce and its aftermath difficult but...

Why Do Couples With Daughters Divorce More Than Couples With Sons?

19th October 2010
Recently published statistics have shown that more couple’s divorce if they have girls than if they have boys. Parents with one girl are 5% more likely to divorce than parents with one boy, while parents with three girls are 10% more likely to divorce tha...

Contributing Factors towards the Cost of a Divorce

13th July 2010
The average cost of a divorce is very difficult to calculate. There is no real definitive answer as to how much a divorce will cost as there are so many contributing factors. These include personal finances, the type of divorce, children, and any assets t...

Strange Divorce Stories

16th June 2010
Over the years there have been some strange stories of divorce, including some humorous reasons why people are seeking a separation from their partner. Here are some of the strangest divorce stories. STRANGE DIVORCE STORIES We've all heard of coupl...

Uncontested Divorce

26th May 2010
An uncontested divorce is a relatively quick and easy way of going through divorce proceedings. It is most appropriate, and most commonly the choice of those in circumstances that makes a divorce simpler, with no children and no major assets to split. ...

Factors after a Divorce

12th May 2010
There are many factors that come into divorce proceedings, and many areas where decisions have to be made, either by the former couple themselves or in the courtroom. Possessions must be sold or divided and decisions need to be made regarding children and...

Why does India have such a low Divorce rate?

17th December 2009
Divorce in India is extremely low compared to the United States. In America around half of marriages end in divorce, but in India it is a mere one per cent. It is so low that many have the idea that it is illegal. This is not the case but there are many r...

World Divorce Rates and Trends

13th October 2009
Divorce is rising all around the world. There are, however, some places where it is still fairly rare. Generally divorce has become more acceptable but there are trends as to which countries it is more common in. Some geographical areas seem to have highe...

Divorce Law in the United States

28th September 2009
The United States have among the highest divorce rates in the world. Much of this has been blamed on the fact that it is relatively simple to acquire a divorce and that it is too much of an easy option once a relationship runs into problems. There are...

Is there a connection between more independent women and marriage and divorce statistics?

16th September 2009
In recent times the number of people getting married has fallen significantly, while the number of divorces have been going up. Another trend that has been happening at the same time is that women are becoming more independent. So is there a connection be...
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