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Domestic Partnerships and the Law: What You Need to Know Before You Break Up

February 2, 2017

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The following is a guest post: Whether it’s a lack of trust or simply growing apart, there are numerous reasons why long-term relationships break down. If you have virtually no commitment with regard to housing or children, relationships break-ups are relatively simple from a legal perspective. However, many long-term relationships unfortunately don’t have that luxury, […]

3 Ways Your Divorce is More Complicated than It Needs to Be (and How to Fix It)

February 12, 2016

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            The following is a guest post from Aurora Family Attorney. Ned C.  Kahn was born and raised in the Chicago area. He graduated from the Indiana School of Law in 1991 with honors. The Law Office of Ned C. Khan was opened in 1993 and has been representing clients in divorce, criminal and personal injury […]

5 Things You Should Know Before Making Your Spouse Live Outside

November 6, 2015

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The following is a guest post from Robert Widner is a prominent Dallas Texas attorney specializing in divorce cases. He has been part of “Divorce Rescue” live radio talk show on KLIF570 AM and has spent years working with counseling groups like Pathways, founded by Dr. Phil McGraw.  He can be reached through his website, robertwidner.com, on Twitter or on LinkedIn.  […]

Divorce: Fighting for Fido, A Guest Post by Bruce Provda

June 17, 2015

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It’s no secret that divorcing couples argue over money and custody of the kids. But in this world, custody of pets can be every bit as intense and exhausting. Bruce Provda has seen it all. Bruce Provda is a New York-based family law attorney. Having more than 40 years of professional experience, Bruce is a […]

Scorecard for the Divorced, a Guest Post by Ron Colbert

March 23, 2015

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Ron Colbert is a freelance blog contributor.  He has been divorced once, married twice, and is grateful for second chances in life!  When Ron isn’t writing, he enjoys fishing, playing guitar, and spending time with his family of 7 children.  He writes: I just found this wonderful blog, Life in the Boomer Lane, and in […]

Love, Marriage, and Other Bad Stuff

November 17, 2014

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  Since 1990, the divorce rate for Americans over the age of 50 has doubled, and more-than-doubled for those over the age of 65.  Over half of all grey divorces are to people in their first marriages, who have been married at least twenty years.  This can either be interpreted as an attempt to avoid […]

The Museum of Broken Relationships

May 6, 2014

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  Zagreb, Croatia (formerly Yugoslavia) is the home of the Museum of Broken Relationships. While the point can be made that Yugoslavia is, itself, a major broken relationship, this particular museum deals with couples who have split. Many of these splits occurred well before Gwyneth Paltrow’s (Oscar-winning/world-class mom/chef/foodie/blogger/wife of rock star) invention of the term […]

Divorce After 50: A Guest Post by Alan Brady

April 9, 2013

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When I received an inquiry from someone named Alan Brady, about being a guest poster on my blog, I immediately flashed back to the character of Alan Brady on the Dick Van Dyke Show. That Alan Brady was pompous, had a lot of hairpieces and made a lot of bad decisions.  He was a guy […]

Divorce, Boomer Style

June 12, 2012

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NPR has reported today that, after 115 years together, one couple is calling it quits. Bibi and Poldi are giant tortoises who bonded when they were young. But after more than a century together, Bibi decided she’d had enough. She began biting her partner’s shell. The staff at the Austrian zoo said they’re not sure what caused […]

Finding My Future in A Trashcan

January 1, 2011

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One of the great ah-ha moments of LBL’s life began with the sight of small pieces of a photo in the trash can in the driveway of her marital residence.  At first, what LBL was looking at made no sense to her.  LBL recognized the photo, one taken by Now Husband, of her on a […]