Divorce rates have enjoyed a recent downward trend, but a typical marriage still has just about a 50 percent chance of lasting. And it’s “one and done” for many divorced Americans, who have no intention of forging a new marriage (or relationship, for that matter) anytime soon.
If the paying parent loses a job or experiences a significant decrease in earnings, they should document the change to present to the judge. Keeping track of efforts to obtain new employment is important as well, as the court will take this into consideration.
“Ideally, a donor will spend time getting to know a charity before investing with a cash donation,” says Allison Durazzi, who’s spent most of her career in the nonprofit sector and teaches communications and social media to nonprofits. “Get on their mailing list, read their website, talk to other supporters, and listen to the clients they serve.”
Family law attorney Sandro Tuzzo founded Separate.us, an online divorce website, and encourages clients to engage in online dating while going through the divorce process. “We are finding that it helps people to move through the process faster, rather than dwell on the failed relationship.”
Depending on the year of birth, Americans fall into one of six living generations, each marked by an historic world or national event, and each has its own definition of the all-American family. In fact, one of the fundamental differences among the generations is how they view marriage and divorce.
Her husband eventually opted to write in New Gingrich instead, but McCormick said the damage was done. “It really came down to the fact that I needed to not be in a position where I had to argue my point of view 24/7. I didn’t want to spend the rest of my life doing that.”
If you were in a public place—a shopping mall, a beach, an amusement park—when you were photographed, then you are probably out of luck in terms of invasion of privacy. But if your likeness is used commercially—say in an advertisement – without your permission, you may have grounds based on your right of publicity.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that, every day, distracted drivers kill eight people and injure another 1,161. Texting is not the only distraction for drivers, but it’s certainly one of the more common: 31 percent of U.S. drivers ages 18 to 64 admitted to sending or reading a text while driving.
Paying one’s taxes can be a complicated task in the best of times, but adding divorce into the equation can make things really confusing. However, looking at the biggest, most common questions—filing status, dependent exemptions, and taxable property—can help simplify the situation.
Trump is not always on the receiving end of civil litigation. Displeased with its portrayal of him throughout his campaign, Trump has threatened to sue the New York Times and other media outlets for libel. Additionally, Trump’s businesses have filed suit against individuals in Washington, D.C. for backing out of real estate leases.