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What I’m Thankful for this Holiday Season: DIVORCE

What I’m Thankful for this Holiday Season: DIVORCE

What I’m Thankful for this Holiday Season: DIVORCE Divorce gets a bad rap.  People say divorce is a scourge on our society.  Divorce rates are too high. Divorce breaks up families.  Divorce is the hobgoblin of little minds (that one might be a paraphrase).     I...

Dia de los Sobrevivientes

Dia de los Sobrevivientes

 (Day of the Survivors – only relevant in the absence of a Zombie Apocalypse) In honor of the Day of the Dead, let’s celebrate the survivors, and help them sort out their pension benefits and the survivor benefits bestowed upon the living upon the demise of the less...

Malmquist and you: Is your house actually your house?

Malmquist and you: Is your house actually your house?

Hello, homeowners, people who might some day marry a homeowner, people who know people who own homes, people named “Malmquist” who stumbled on this blog post by accident while Googling themselves, and people who fit none of those previous categories but are just super...

QDRO – because you might be S.O.L if you QDROn’t

QDRO – because you might be S.O.L if you QDROn’t

QDRO (usually pronounced “QUAD-ro”, or in French “Herbal Engineering” parlance “Quoi?  Dro”) is an acronym for Qualified Domestic Relations Order. A Domestic Relations Order is an order filed with the court in a divorce or legal separation case, and the qualified part...

PMA: Pre-Marriage Awesomeness

PMA: Pre-Marriage Awesomeness

PMA: Pre-Marriage Awesomeness (otherwise known as Premarital Agreements or Prenups) Hello, people who are planning on getting married at some point.  I have a suggestion that you probably don’t want to hear.  You know the thing about marriages?  Lots of them last...

Gambling Can Lead to a Divorce

Gambling Can Lead to a Divorce

A gambling addiction can create serious problems for a married couple. It is important to keep in mind that each person’s particular case, the circumstances of the gambling problem, and other factors tend to be different. As such, this is a general overview of some of...

Family Child Abduction Statistics

Family Child Abduction Statistics

Most people are surprised to learn child abductions are committed either by relatives or close family friends, rather than by strangers. In recent years, with the increase in relationships between people from different countries, international child abductions are on...