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How to File for Divorce in the State of California

  Do you live in California and are wondering what the process is for getting a divorce? State laws can be complicated and often change on a frequent basis. If California is your home state, and you aren’t sure where to start in order to file for divorce, know these…

July 6th, 2016 California divorce, File For Divorce

Massachusetts Bill Wants To Ban Sex, Dating During A Divorce

A Massachusetts lawmaker has set forth a bill that would ban parents from having sex in their own homes while divorce papers are pending. The bill would also not allow a parent to bring a date home without a judge’s permission. Almost immediately, the pending legislation stirred up controversy on…

March 31st, 2014 Divorce Law, Divorce Parenting, Massachusetts Divorce

Can You Be Taxed For Your Ex’s Health Insurance?

Couples who are working through their divorce papers will have to face several issues when negotiating a final agreement. In the past, one of the “lighter” loads of this process has been that of health insurance adjustments. These are typically spelled out in the final decree, but what isn’t always…

March 5th, 2014 Divorce and Finances, Divorce Law

About No-Fault Divorce Laws (Guest Post from Divorce Attorney, Howard Iken)

All states are now on the no-fault irretrievably broken bandwagon, and for good reason. It turns out the good ol’ days actually were not so good. The last state to make the change was New York in 2010. The old fault-based grounds for divorce made a party seeking a divorce…

February 11th, 2014 Divorce Law
oklahoma hopes to add 6 months to divorce waiting period

Oklahoma Hopes To Add Six Months To Divorce Waiting Period

  Oklahoma state representative Arthur Hulbert (R) has introduced a bill that would lengthen the time that in-state couples hoping to file for divorce have to wait before they can move forward. Hulbert said he feels “we have a bill that will help strengthen families and give them time to rethink…

January 27th, 2014 Divorce Law, Oklahoma Divorce

Oklahoma Looking To Minnesota To Lower Divorce Rate

It’s the age-old question among those concerned about high divorce rates across the country: should it be easier to divorce or easier to marry? The question popped up again with a recent Oklahoma impact study covering the effects of divorce on children. According to the Oklahoma Marriage Initiative, a group…

September 11th, 2013 Minnesota Divorce, Oklahoma Divorce

Healthy Marriage Act: Pros And Cons

“Healthy Marriage Act” supporters of the pending legislation in North Carolina insist that the state’s divorce rate is out of control, and so they’ve devised a plan that could make couples, who want to sign divorce papers, wait two years before getting their wish. During this time, reports state, the couple…

August 9th, 2013 Divorce Law, North Carolina Divorce

3 Strange Divorce Laws That Are Actually Still On The Books

Online divorce services like are usually frequented by people looking for a way through the legal process that is as ordinary as possible. However, when it comes to divorce laws themselves, there is nothing ordinary at all about some of the strange things you’ll find that are still on…

July 5th, 2013 Divorce Law

How long does a Florida divorce take?

*This entry is a guest post by our friend Howard Iken, a Florida Divorce Attorney. We hope you enjoy!  A frequently-asked-question of divorce lawyers nationwide is “how long is this going to take”?   That is a normal, reasonable, question that has many different answers. First, there is the stock answer…

July 2nd, 2013 Divorce Process, Florida Divorce

High Oklahoma Divorce Rate: Government to the Rescue?

In a well-intentioned effort to try bringing down the high divorce rate in Oklahoma, Governor Mary Fallin recently signed a bill that will move forward a pro-marriage public service campaign. The notion it promotes is that marriage and stable families protect children from poverty. Critics lament that while this is…

June 4th, 2013 Divorce Law, Oklahoma Divorce

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