Virtual Adultery Can Lead To Divorce

The internet is all powerful in the world of communication, thriving on phones, laptops and tablets and claiming the marriages of many. As dating sites, chat rooms and game websites entice subscribers with the promise of secrecy and discretion, husbands and wives across the country are replacing their partners with chat windows. Virtual adultery is causing divorce in modern day... Read More

Two Texas Cities Rank Top 3 Amongst Most Adulterous

A recent survey recorded the most adulterous cities in the U.S., with Austin, TX and Houston, TX ranking top three in the country, stealing slots two and three, respectively, proving that Texas can carry its weight below the belt. Washington, DC led the pack at No. 1, with Miami, FL at No. 4. As they say: numbers don’t lie. Unfortunately,... Read More

Study on Marriage: Spouses Lose the Spark After Just Three and a Half Years

As the saying goes, the honeymoon phase doesn’t last forever. Unfortunately, for the majority of couples, this saying proves to be true - the ‘I love you’s’ seldom spoken, the kisses seldom given. In addition to the loss of emotional support, couples enter a dangerous comfort zone: sweatpants for daily attire; makeup reserved for special, if any, occasions; the toilet... Read More

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Linked To Rising Marital Discord/Divorce

Two years after the infamous Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan, which occurred after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, experts are beginning to see a correlation between the disaster and marital strains within couples residing in the area. According to Noriko Kubota, clinical psychology professor at Iwaki Meisei University, the incident has led to a phenomenon known as “atomic divorce”.... Read More

Study Shows Heavy Drinking Linked To Divorce

A study to be published in the May 2013 edition of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research will highlight the likelihood of heavy drinking leading to divorce. The study will detail the probability of a married couple’s chances of divorcing in relation to whether the wife, husband or both are heavy drinkers. The study, conducted by Fartein Torvik and Ellinor... Read More

Wife Posts Domestic Abuse Photos Online, Is Granted A Divorce

Kim Lee has been granted a divorce by a Beijing court after posting photos of abuse at the hands of her husband online. Lee posted the graphic photos on her microblog in 2011 after her husband, entrepreneur Li Yang, assaulted her and left her with bruised knees, a bruised forehead and a bleeding ear. The incident sparked an outcry in... Read More

Austin Attorney Offers “Divorce Resorts”

Austin-based attorney, Daryl Weismann, has established an alternate way for troubled couples to divorce; a divorce resort. Weismann, who went through her own divorce in 2011, sought to make divorcing from one’s spouse easier, more-relaxed and overall fun after she attended the Divorce Hotel in the Netherlands, where couples can separate from their spouse after a three day, $3,300 stay.... Read More

Website Promoting Infidelity Sees Post-Christmas Surge, a U.K.-based website which provides marital affairs for unhappy married men and women, saw a large surge in registration following the Christmas holiday. The site reported on Thursday, December 27th, that over 16,000 new accounts were registered, quadruple the average sign-up rate. According to the site, unfaithfulness and divorce skyrocket following Christmas compared to any other time of the... Read More

Deceased Woman’s Will Allegedly Influenced By Police Officer

James Ritzo, attorney for the late Geraldine Webber, has motioned for a Portsmouth, N.H. judge to determine whether Webber was of sound mind and free from influence at the time of her endorsing a new will naming Detective Aaron Goodwin as her co-executor. According to paperwork Ritzo filed to the probate court, Goodwin met Webber in November of 2010 after... Read More

Man Accused of Killing Mother May Benefit from Her Estate

Brett Bednarz, who has been accused of murdering his mother and two others on Thanksgiving of 2010, stands to possibly receive interest from his mother’s estate. Bednarz’s mother, Beverly Therrien, possessed no will upon her death. According to state law, her possessions are to be evenly distributed amongst her children. The possessions include two houses and currency. However, if Bednarz... Read More