One of the most unpredictable conflicts often at the center of divorce battles is pet custody. Couples who don’t have children and are in the midst of divorce proceedings are referring to their pets as their children. In recent years statistics show that 73% of pet owners have given greeting
When that moment comes where reconciliation is out of the question, the very last thing you want to do is to drag the process out or fight another day with your spouse. According to several scholars, the divorce risk number is 40-50%, often due to a struggle over finances. Everyone deserves to have his or
Key Issue at Supreme Court Immigration Hearing: Was Obama Authorized to Provide Protection to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants via DAPA and DACA?
On January 19, 2016, the Supreme Court granted certiorari, agreeing to take the case and review the Fifth Circuit’s decision. Oral arguments are set for this Monday, April 18, 2016, and the Court will likely issue a decision in June. The future of four million undocumented immigrants in the United States rests on the ill-defined
Nothing can fully prepare you for the ups and downs of life after divorce. Divorce is NOT the end of your life. It is common in the early days of divorce to feel that the idea of moving on or finding new love is impossible. But it is possible! Oftentimes what helps people survive through
“If we believe tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today” – Thich Nhat Hanh It is never easy when a marriage or significant relationship ends. Whatever the reason for the split—and whether you wanted it or not, going through a separation or divorce can be very difficult. But there are things you
While the state government of Michigan attempts to handle a massive response to the water crisis in Flint, handing out water bottles and filters to residents affected by lead-contaminated tap water, undocumented residents feel left out. Undocumented immigrants face a daily fear of deportation, one they claim is worth the risk to raise their children
It may not be as romantic as selecting a wedding gown and cake tasting, but prenups are an important step in planning for your marriage. Prenups are seeing a surge in popularity, particularly among millennials. For many years, prenups have been largely used for trust fund babies or millionaire moguls, but are becoming more common
On Tuesday, January 19th, the Supreme Court announced that it would consider whether President Obama exceeded his powers in trying to shield millions of illegal immigrants from deportation. A positive ruling from the justices would provide Obama his last chance before leaving office to protect as many as 3.7 million undocumented parents of U.S.
On September 25, 2015, Andrew Cuomo signed into effect a new law that amends the Domestic Relations in New York State. This new bill will change the way pre- and post-judgment maintenance payments will be calculated when spouses divorce in New York. Divorce is a very difficult time in a person’s life. It is difficult
When one hears the word “prenup,” the image of an affluent mogul and a youthful swimsuit model comes to mind. However, a prenuptial agreement should be given due consideration by ALL couples (regardless of income level) before they walk down the aisle! The reality today is that an abundance of marriages result in divorce, and
In this New Year, take the opportunity to reinvent your life: make some strong, productive resolutions that will put you on the path to happiness and success this year. New Year’s resolutions can be an effective tool towards moving forward during your divorce – and there’s no better time to start than in January
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against Indiana Governor Michael Pence on behalf of Exodus Refugee Immigration, the non-profit that planned to help the Syrian family of three resettle in Indiana. ACLU claims that Mr. Pence violated the Equal Protection Clause of the United States Constitution and Title VI of the