Monthly Archives: November 2013

religion and divorce

Reconciling Religion and Divorce

Did you know that long ago, divorce was strictly an ecclesiastical or church-related issue?  Civil judges did not grant divorces; only a church official had the power to do so.  Times have certainly changed;...
property settlement hurdles

Property Settlement Hurdles

When people are attempting to settle the issues of a divorce, two areas that are most likely to cause problems are children and property.  Most people have no trouble agreeing to end a marriage,...
common law in california

Is it Safer Not to Marry?

Divorce laws and stories of messy breakups can lead men to wonder:  is it safer not to marry? Some men feel that marriage is an obligation that parents should have to their future children;...
clint eastwood divorce

Clint Eastwood’s Wife Files for Divorce

Clint Eastwood has long been seen as one of the original “tough guys,” but his talent as a fighter has not benefited him in marriage.  Eastwood is once again involved in a divorce lawsuit,...
crocodile dundee

Divorce Happens… Even to Crocodile Dundee!

Having assets of $20 million and a 23-year marriage cannot prevent you from facing the realities of divorce, as Paul Hogan, star of the Crocodile Dundee movies, is finding out.  His wife, Linda Kozlowski...
secret credit cards

Secret Credit Card Spending Ends Marriages

According to news reports, “secret spending” has played a role in at least ten percent of all divorces in the United States in the last ten years.  In a recent poll, more than 70...