Yesterday, the well-known actor Michael Douglas was faced with a familiar scene. He was in court discussing the details of his divorce -- his divorce after a long-term marriage that was finalized in 2000. Since that divorce from Diandra Douglas, Michael Douglas has remarried and is currently married to actress Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Our last post began a discussion on our blog about the trend of couples living "un-divorced," according to a Politics Daily piece. Today, some marriages in the U.S. are left unbroken not because couples still love each other and want to grow old together, but because they are avoiding the threats they equate with divorce.
An all-star cast portrayed a family in the 2009 film "It's Complicated" that was navigating its way through being a family of divorce. An ex-husband, ex-wife, new wife and potential love interest all crossed each others' paths and made for lots of awkward moments and laughs.
The decisions made in family law are often complex and difficult. You are deciding the future path of your family and likely creating your vision of what your life will be from scratch. That's not an easy task. But at least those decisions are somewhat in your control, and maybe you even initiated the divorce.
We have shared a blog post about Facebook and divorce before, and a recent story involves the popular social networking site's role in the path of an Ohio couple's relationship.
Family law cases create the necessity for crucial, life-altering decisions to be made regarding the future of innocent children. Those decisions are often left to outside professionals when, for example, a couple cannot come to a child custody agreement and the court requires that a professional determine the suitability of each parent in a case involving domestic violence.
It is natural for some people to want to quickly get their divorces over with and move on with their new lives. While that can be a preferable way to approach divorce, a recent resource warns readers about the financial risks of not taking the time to fully consider the financial details of a family's divorce settlement.