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Facebook and Twitter Play Big Roles in Divorces [Infographic]

Money may be the number one reason why couples divorce. But once the wheels start rolling to Splitsville, people are using social media more than ever in dissolving their marriages. The infographic below from Ruppert & Schaefer provides insightful statistics. For example, did you realize 81% of members in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers have used or encountered evidence taken from social media sites? Our Lawyers.com video shows you why it’s a bad idea to vent on Facebook or …

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Posted 9 months ago in Divorce by Josh Crank  
Lawmakers Seek to End Permanent Alimony

The promise of “‘til death do us part” obviously doesn’t apply for divorced couples, but in most states, it can still apply to the financial obligations of the bread-winning spouse. Most family courts have the option of ordering permanent alimony payments to a divorcing spouse. For spouses who forfeited career opportunities to raise children, this can be a critical lifeline. For other exes, it can be a cushy way to maintain a comfortable standard of living without seeking financial independence. …

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Posted 10 months ago in Criminal Law Your Personal Rights by Michele Bowman  
Nassau County DA’s Johns Sting Challenged

The Nassau County District Attorney circulated photos of alleged johns caught in a prostitution sting in an effort to shame them – and now at least one is suing her.   Turning the Tables In Nassau County, which includes the area of Long Island immediately to the east of New York City, a sting operation was launched in May by Kathy Rice, the DA, and the Nassau County Police Department to catch not prostitutes but the men who hire them. …

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Posted 10 months ago in Divorce by Josh Crank  
Kim Kardashian Divorce Final at Last

More than a year and a half after Kim Kardashian filed for divorce, her union with Brooklyn Nets power forward Kris Humphries officially ended in a Los Angeles courtroom. A judge approved a settlement that the pair agreed to in April, finalizing the 19-month process of ending their 72-day marriage. The couple had a prenup, leading many to believe the divorce would be quick and painless. But Kris felt Kim’s decision to dump him shortly after their extravagant wedding — …

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Posted 12 months ago in Child Custody and Support Divorce by Aaron Kase  
NBA Star Steve Nash Tries To Duck Child Support Payments

Basketball star Steve Nash is hoping to get out of paying child support for his three children, claiming that his ex-wife has enough money already and would spoil them with extravagent gifts. Nash currently plays point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers. He is best known for being the catalyst of the high-scoring “seven seconds or less” Phoenix Suns offense in the middle of the last decade, when he won two league most valuable player awards. He also spent six years …

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