Monthly Archives: June 2012

Swamp People Actor Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

The History Channel has a show that follows Cajuns around while they hunt alligators in the swamps of Louisana.  This show, “Swamp People”, is an American reality/documentary television series that follows the day-to-day activities of several Cajuns who hunt alligators for a living.  The series was first broadcast in August...

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Florida Alimony Law Reform

Florida is one of a handful of states that allows permanent lifetime alimony that does not end at retirement, but only ceases upon death or remarriage of the recipient.  This law can have devastating consequences for the former spouse who has to pay out this permanent alimony. Florida Alimony Reform...

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Florida Prenuptial Agreements

A prenuptial agreement is a contract entered into prior to marriage by a couple who are planning to marry.  The usual content of a prenuptial agreement can vary widely, but commonly includes provisions for division of property and spousal support in the event of the breakup of the marriage.  The...

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Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course

In the state of Florida, parents or concerned parties are required to take a parenting course (also known as a divorce class) to obtain a divorce when there are minor children involved.  This course can assist parents in learning about the effects divorce can have on their family, as well...

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How Child Abuse Primes the Brain for Future Mental Illness

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department for Children and Families (DCF), both describe child abuse or maltreatment as any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent or other caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm...

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Jewish Divorce Caught in Florida Sharia Law

In Orthodox Judaism, a betei din, or beth din as it is also known, is a rabbinical court of Judaism.  In ancient biblical times, it was the building block of the legal system in Israel, but today its legal powers and its judgments hold varying degrees of authority in matters...

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How to Have an Amicable Divorce

We all know that divorce is a stressful and emotional time in a couple’s life, but it doesn’t have to an antagonistic time, as well.  There are ways to have an amicable divorce and prevent the emotional rollercoaster of divorce from escalating out of control. One of the first and...

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Five Ways Divorce Benefits Your Children

Though divorce is a difficult and emotional process for families to go through, contrary to popular belief, divorce isn’t always negative for children, and, in fact, according to Dr. Shoshana Bennett, sometimes it’s excellent for children.  Dr. Bennett lists five ways in which your children can benefit from divorce. When...

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Make Nice in Divorce

It seems like that would be impossible but it doesn’t have to be so. Look at some of the most notably public divorces that have ended in mutual respect – Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, Katy Perry and Russell Brand, and most recently Katie Holms and Tom Cruise. Nice divorce...

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Planning Pays Off

Divorce, more than likely, was not the plan when you and your spouse tied the knot. But now that you’ve come to a point where that is the next step, it’s best to have some things planned ahead of time. That may sound heartless and cruel, but early planning can...

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