Tag Archives: American Academy of Matrimony Lawyers

Posted 5 years ago in Gay and Lesbian issues by Aaron Kase  
ACLU Challenges Law Banning LGBT Adoption

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing in North Carolina to overturn a law banning second-parent adoption, which effectively prevents LGBT partners from adopting their significant others’ children. Adoption laws vary by state, many discriminatory to same-sex couples Ban on second-parent adoption puts children in limbo if parent dies Controversial study on gay parenting questioned   Discrimination by Law The lead plaintiff in the ACLU lawsuit, Marcie Fisher-Borne, has been with her partner Chantelle for 15 years. Each birthed one …

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Posted 5 years ago in Divorce by Aaron Kase  
Facebook Cited In One Third of Divorce Cases, Survey Shows

The phenomenon has grown into cliché: A marriage long grown stale through rote gestures and the drudgery of childrearing. An old flame pops up on Facebook. Innocent flirting ensues. Next thing you know, you’ve got an STD test in one hand and divorce papers in the other. What happened? Facebook cited as a factor in one third of UK divorces last year No surprise to divorce lawyers in the U.S. Social media turns up as evidence in front of judge …

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Posted 6 years ago in Divorce by Keith Ecker  
The Manimony Trend: Men Getting Alimony from Their Ex-Wives

The man of the house used to unilaterally earn more money than the woman, but that is not necessarily so in the 21st century. Women continue to narrow the income gap, which has resulted in some unforeseen consequences, particularly when it comes to divorce. “Interestingly enough, part of the ramifications of women getting better jobs, getting higher pay and receiving equal rights are certain penalties, such as orders of spousal support in divorce proceedings,” says Kenneth Altshuler, president of the …

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