Divorce, Family, Marriage, Tips & How-To

Top 7 places to get a quickie divorce

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In a rush to get divorced? Then don’t file for divorce in Maryland or South Carolina, which both require a year of residency plus a year of separation before you can even start the process. Instead, look for places with short or non-existent residency requirements and waiting periods. Assuming you’re after an uncontested divorce, the process could take just a few short weeks.

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Consumer Protection, Divorce, Marriage, Privacy

Online cheaters—and the rest of us—are not safe

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Ashley Madison, a dating and social media website that caters to married people looking to engage in adulterous relationships, provides users with a place to chat, exchange photos, discuss fantasies, etc. But there’s a problem. Earlier this week, Ashley Madison was hacked by the so-called “Impact Team,” a group of hackers attempting to extort the company, but not for money. They want Ashley Madison to shut down, and they are threatening to expose its users’ private information, including addresses and credit card information—unless, that is, the site disappears from the Internet.

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Divorce, Family, Marriage

5 reasons men file for divorce

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When it comes to divorce, does sex matter? That is, are there differences between men and women? Research and experience both say yes.

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Crime & Lawsuits, Divorce, Healthcare

10 STD laws you should know about

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Can you go to jail for giving someone an STD, even if you didn’t know you had it?

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5 surprising statistics on divorce in the U.S.

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Which costs more: A divorce or a new Corolla?

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Divorce, Family, News

Half of American men not strongly opposed to being in an open relationship, Avvo study finds

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Renowned relationship expert and sexologist Dr. Pepper Schwartz weighs in on state of affairs for men and women.

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Divorce, Family, Tips & How-To

How to divorce a missing spouse

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Divorce lawyer Jennifer Brandt on how to divorce a missing spouse, including due diligence, publication, even divorce service via Facebook.

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Divorce, Family, Real Estate, Tips & How-To

Ask Avvo: Who keeps the family home in a divorce?

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Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions. This week, a divorce lawyer explains how divorce courts decide who keeps the family home.

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Divorce, Family, News

Anatomy of a divorce [Infographic]

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You’re more likely to get divorced if your commute is longer than 45 mins, you live in a red state, or your wedding cost more than $20,000.

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Divorce, Family, Tips & How-To, Travel

Traveling with kids: 5 tips for divorced co-parents

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Family law and divorce lawyer Jennifer Brandt provides her top 5 tips for divorced parents planning vacation, travel with their kids.

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