Millenial Divorce Trend

Young couples have a different perspective on marriage than baby boomers. They’re marrying later and for longer. Baby boomers are a generation characterised by a tendency to marry young, before continuing to alternate between getting married, and unmarried. Millennials and Generation X are more selective about their partner of choice....

Brangelina’s Single Status and Custody Battles

They seemed like the perfect couple. But now its all descended into typical divorce drama. Jolie filed for divorce from her now ex-husband, Brad Pitt. She did so in 2016, citing irreconcilable differences. According to court documents, the pair separated on September 15, 2016. The split happened two years and...

Law & Order: Dick Wolf’s Divorce Drama

It looks like the creator of Law and Order has had his own legal drama… Dick Wolf’s second wife, Christine Marburg, lost an appeal claiming that financial information was kept from her when she signed their divorce settlement. A California appeals court rejected Christina’s claim. A claim that Wolf’s financial...

A New Plan for Paid Leave

The US fails to provide new parents with paid leave. But that's set to change. Gavin Newsom, the incoming governor, is proposing the longest national parental leave duration: six months. Newsom emphasised family issues, such as early education programs, and prenatal and child care, during the closing weeks of his...

Beasts of Burden

Divorce is difficult; a demanding emotional, and legal experience, with important concerns and special considerations to keep in mind. A recent change in California law has provided an answer to the question ‘Who gets Fido?’ when owners part ways. Pets have traditionally been seen as items of property in the...

Child Support: It’s Never Too Late

They say it’s never too late to say sorry.  What comes around goes around, and sometimes 50 years pass before the score is finally settled. A woman from Carlsbad, north of San Diego, has won child support 50 years after her divorce. Talk about overdue payments! 74 year old Toni...