Do-It-Yourself Divorce: Website Allows Couples To Handle Their Own Uncontested Terminations

You don’t need to be familiar with divorce law to know that the process is no laughing matter. The time it takes to decide as a couple that your marriage should end for the benefit of both of you should be done with legal guidance. Zac Copp, founder of, thinks otherwise. Copp believes that divorce lawyers are expensive and... Read More

Sleepovers Prohibited by Texas Courts During Divorce

Think twice about asking your lover to sleepover while divorcing your spouse. Regardless of your divorce status, refrain from tainting your image in court as an adulterer. Your children’s emotional and mental well-being is at stake. Watching their parent “replace” mommy or daddy with a stranger so soon can be confusing and upsetting and the court frowns upon it. Texas... Read More

Billions at Stake as Oil Mogul’s Divorce Turns Greedy

It turns out billionaires have money problems too -- at least when the lack of a prenuptial agreement takes a turn for the worst. According to Forbes online, the world is on the brink of witnessing “the biggest settlement in history, worth over $5 billion.” Oil tycoon Harold Hamm could lose grip on the company he established back in 1967,... Read More

UK Lawyer: Wives’ Drinking Problems Responsible for Divorce

Surprising statistics suggest women --not men-- who struggle with alcohol are responsible for drinking their marriage away, according to Attorney Amanda McAllister of the United Kingdom. Men who seek her legal expertise, claim their wives’ alcoholic tendencies are the culprit. She has seen “these cases [rise] by 70 percent in the last five years.” Normally when a man opts for... Read More

Study: Rocky Marital Road Ahead for Daily Commuters

According to a Swedish study, commuting increases the risk of divorce by up to 40 percent. The stress of 45 minute to 2-hour commutes test couples to the extreme and, eventually, drives them apart. Couples may attempt to adapt to the situation within the first few years of commuting but the strain weighs heavy, persuading couples to make that dreadful... Read More

Is It The End Of The No-Fault Divorce?

It might be in Iowa. Iowa legislators are pushing for the obliteration of the no-fault divorce, forcing married couples with children under the age of 18 to remain married. Their reasoning: Children will be spared the emotional struggles of divorce. Opposers argue against it, claiming children suffer because of their parent’s inability to remain civil during the divorce process, not... Read More

Childhood Scars Result in Adulthood Divorce

“We’re staying together for the kids.” It is a dreadful statement; equivalent to dragging a chain and ball. A recent study suggests staying in it for the kids is a bad idea if loud, angry arguments are to resume. As it turns out, eternal conflict in the home during childhood is the cause for divorce in adulthood. Researchers at Montclair State... Read More

Vow of Silence

It seems as though couples leave one vow unspoken at the altar, the vow of silence. Reports suggest that communication failure is the leading cause for divorce in the United States. Poor communication distances spouses from one another, causing tension and strain in a marriage. Divorced couples admit to allowing their egos to get in the way of expressing their... Read More

Divorced Blogger’s #1Rule: Get an Attorney

Among the many, Amy Koko is a middle-aged woman who experienced the heartbreak of infidelity. After learning her husband of 27 years was replacing her with a 30-year-old Swiss pastry chef, she took to blogging, advising women on what not to do when your husband has decided to leave you. However, she also lists things to do. Her No.1 rule:... Read More

Marital Inconvenience: The Two-Income Trap

Today’s recession has induced a national financial collapse, forcing unhappily married couples to honor their union. Reports are revealing what is called the two-income trap, an unfortunate phenomenon, preventing couples from filing for divorce. Spouses, essentially, rely on one another financially. They admit it is much easier to survive economically hard times with the advantage of two incomes versus one.... Read More