For members of the military, divorce can be a complicated process. Unfortunately, military life is often difficult, and troops are subject to overseas deployment. Because of the difficulties of military life, many family law judges have been hesitant to give soldiers custody of their children in a divorce.
Many people assume that screaming, throwing things and other explosive fighting styles are most likely to lead to divorce. A study recently conducted by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor indicates that there are other fighting styles that are far more likely to lead to divorce.
Days after Christina Aguilera performed a rather interesting rendition of the national anthem before the Green Bay Packer's Super Bowl victory, she appears to be closer to having her divorce from Jordan Bratman finalized. Despite the fact that Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman must adhere to a six-month waiting period before making their divorce official, many details relating to finances and custody have been worked out, if not fully disclosed.
In January, we wrote that Kelsey Grammer was having difficulties finalizing his divorce. According to celebrity news outlet TMZ, Kelsey Grammer's divorce from his wife Camille Grammer is currently being finalized. The news comes only days after reports that the two had struck a preliminary deal ending their marriage.
As divorce is becoming more common, the effects it can have on a person's quality of life are becoming better understood. According to a recent study performed by the National Council of Family Relations, over half of all marriages end in divorce. That same study also found that there were 2 million divorces in 2009 across the United States.
Many American families are dealing with the worst economic circumstances in their lifetimes. Our experience as family law attorneys has taught us that tough financial times can create stress in a marriage, and financial stress can both magnify existing problems and create new problems in a marriage. A recent scientific study seems to confirm this phenomenon.
Sunday, Troy Aikman did an excellent job calling the Green Bay Packers victory in the Super Bowl on national television. He did such a great job calling one of the greatest Super Bowls ever, viewers may never have guessed that he and his wife had separated just weeks before the game.
The 83rd Academy Awards are just a few short weeks away and many Oscar hopefuls are waiting with great anticipation to learn if they will forever be known as an "Academy Award winner" or simply as a "nominee." However, some believe winning an Oscar may bring bad news for the winner.
According to the most recent census data available, nearly three million children are being raised by their grandparents. That figure represents an 8 percent increase since the 2000 census. Much of the increase is being attributed to the bad economy over the past few years.