Prior to 2010, divorcing couples in New York were not able to get a no-fault divorce. Couples looking to divorce in the state had to indicate to the courts that they had officially separated or had to offer proof that their spouse acted in a manner that led to the marriage’s end.
The Daily Mail reports that American actress Julianne Moore has spoken out about her divorce from ex-husband John Rubin. The actress, who is in the running to win an Oscar for Best Actress for her role in Still Alice, has already picked up a Golden Globe award for the same performance. During a recent interview, […]
Divorce is always complex and traumatic, especially if there are children involved. According to Children and Divorce, as many as 50 percent of American children will witness their parents divorce at some stage, and several of them will see history repeat itself when a second marriage ends. It is important to consider the impact that […]
Celebrity divorces often make national headlines, but these stories constitute a very small portion of divorce cases. In fact, according to the American Psychological Association, 40 percent to 50 percent of Americans will eventually divorce. The divorce rate for second marriages is even higher.
Research has shown that staying together “for the kids” isn’t always a good idea. Spouses who argue a lot often create a hostile living environment, which is typically worse for their children emotionally than if they were to separate. That doesn’t mean going through a divorce is easy, though.
It is obvious that the majority of divorces in the United States take place away from the media spotlight. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, thousands of Americans are getting divorced each year—for a variety of reasons.