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January 22  • 

5 New Year’s resolutions for anyone contemplating divorce

Divorce attorney Jennifer Brandt offers her top 5 tips for anyone thinking about separation or filing for divorce in 2015.

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January 16  • 

U.S. Supreme Court to decide on gay marriage this term

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether gay couples can marry in all 50 states, with the decision expected before the term ends in June.

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January 14  • 

Elder abuse: A growing problem

44 percent of nursing home residents have been mistreated. 6 common types of elder abuse and 5 steps to take if you suspect abuse.

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January 14  • 

[Infographic] The rise of gray divorce: People over 50 divorcing in record numbers

In the U.S., people over 50 are divorcing at the highest rate in history. What are the trends, effects and issues behind this phenomenon?

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December 30  • 

The top 14 legal stories of 2014

A rundown of the top 14 legal scandals and stories that made headlines in 2014.

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December 29  • 

Does domestic violence rise during the holiday season?

Domestic violence is a 24/7 occurrence. While calls to hotlines may be down during the holidays, unreported domestic violence still occurs.

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December 23  • 

Making spirits bright: 5 holiday co-parenting tips for divorced and blended families

Family law attorney Stephanie Reid has 5 tips for making the holiday season fun for kids, despite divorce or tricky custody situations.

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December 23  • 

Ask Avvo: Is it legally possible to make my daughter and her friend contractual ‘best friends forever’ for Christmas?

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions.

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December 16  • 

5 tips for dealing with a divorce during the holidays

For couples contemplating or going through a divorce, the holidays can be downright depressing. These 5 tips can help.

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December 15  • 

Tech that connects: 5 cheap ways to keep in touch this holiday season

5 apps that let you connect for free (or quite cheaply) with friends and family abroad, even Santa.

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