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When a couple gets divorced, everyone “knows” that each spouse is entitled to half of everything the couple owns, including the property that each party brought with them into the marriage. This idea is repeated as fact in countless movies, … Continue reading

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The National Domestic Violence Hotline reports that approximately three in 10 women and one in 10 men in the United States have been the victim of rape, physical violence, or stalking by romantic partner. It takes a tremendous amount of … Continue reading

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For many years, spousal support, or alimony, was a generally accepted part of the divorce process. When a couple decided to end their marriage, one spouse—usually the wife, statistically speaking—would be a severe financial disadvantage due to roles and responsibilities … Continue reading

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