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Will the Coronavirus Impact Your Divorce?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

The coronavirus has taken over just about every aspect of our daily lives. Marriages, as well as society, appear on the brink of collapse. But those who are only now coming to realize that the person they cohabitate with is not their one true love are not the subject of today’s blog post. Today’s… Read More »

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How to Make Your Marriage Survive the Coronavirus

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

By now, we’ve already discussed how the virus lockdown affected couples Xi’an and New York City. Suffice it to say, they’re divorcing at higher-than-average rates. So what should you do during the virus lockdown to prevent yourself from wanting to murder your spouse or otherwise engaging in behaviors that are likely to cause the… Read More »

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Divorced Couples Navigate Coronavirus Quarantine

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

As coronavirus fears wreak havoc all over the United States, many divorced couples navigating child custody and visitation arrangements are finding it difficult to keep up with court-mandated orders. This is no excuse, however, and the courts don’t appear to want to allow parents to change visitation and custody schedules because of the virus… Read More »

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How the Coronavirus Changed One Divorced Couple

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

If you’re like just about anyone, then you heard that the coronavirus was making its way through China and then onto into Italy where it wreaked a tremendous amount of havoc, taking the lives of thousands and grinding Italy’s health care system to a halt as there were not enough beds available. You may… Read More »

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Co-Parenting During a Quarantine: A Guide for Separated Couples

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

As news concerning the course that the coronavirus will likely take, countries seem to be reporting an uptick in the number of divorce petitions. But what about couples that are already in the process of divorcing or have been divorced for quite some time? This can be difficult for a lot of couples. But… Read More »

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The Coronavirus Divorces

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

With all the information coming out over social media during this frightening time, it’s hard to know what’s true and what’s false. A recent report stated that the coronavirus quarantine was driving up divorce rates in one Chinese city. Is this true? According to the report, the City of Xi’an has noticed a spike… Read More »

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Quarantine Still Causing Spike in Divorce Rate

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Not everyone across the country is subject to a shelter-in-place order, but those who live in New York City, the epicenter of the disease, are going on the internet, searching for divorce attorneys, and flooding the phone lines with details on how to prepare their divorce. Yes, the quarantine has been difficult on everyone,… Read More »

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Safety Measures Adopted. Productivity Maintained. A message from attorney Bruce Rosenwater

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

While the courthouses may be closed during these difficult times, our firm remains fully committed to our clients and our cases. In order to protect the health of our staff and community, we are utilizing technology to enable our entire office to work remotely until further notice. This allows us to maintain the efficiency… Read More »

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The Shocking Tale of an Amber Alert and Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Police were called and an Amber Alert was issued after police believed that Marshall Gentry was suicidal and armed with his children. It wouldn’t be the first time a man murdered his family, but the children and their father were found safe and sound in Indiana. Tiffany Gentry told reporters that the couple was… Read More »

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Dwyane Wade Discusses His Ex-Wife and Her “13 Different” Lawyers

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Former professional basketball star and the subject of a new ESPN documentary Dwyane Wade had a lot to say concerning his marriage and divorce to high school sweetheart Siohvaughn Funches. Wade recalled that Funches offered him an escape from a difficult home life, but that things in his marriage began to nosedive after Funches… Read More »

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Woman Wins “Landmark” Ruling in British Divorce Case

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

In divorce news from across the pond, a woman was awarded an extra £400,000 on top of half of the marital estate. Why? Because she says she sacrificed her career as a solicitor so that she could raise the family’s three children. This ruling could have major implications for British couples looking to untie… Read More »

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The Divorce Rate Declines As Couples Marry Later

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

It used to be that you would hear people saying that “half of all marriages” end in divorce. That was never strictly the case, but the divorce rates in the 70s reached epic proportions as fewer Americans saw divorce as a negative prospect. Today, the divorce rate has steadily declined over the years and… Read More »

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Miley Cyrus Reaches Divorce Settlement With Liam Hemsworth

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Miley Cyrus recently announced that she and her ex-husband, Liam Hemsworth, have reached a divorce settlement. Cyrus announced plans to divorce her then-husband in August and Hemsworth filed divorce papers shortly thereafter. Now, Cyrus has announced that a divorce settlement has been reached and expressed relief that the divorce is no longer hanging over… Read More »

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Is Having a Top Position at Your Job an Indicator of a Divorce?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

An article published in the American Economic Journal came to a strange conclusion recently. Having a top position, getting promoted, or otherwise achieving success in your workplace increases the chances of getting a divorce—but only for women. For men, a promotion or top position did not impact the rate at which they divorce. This… Read More »

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Are Millennials Divorcing Less Than Older Generations?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

There is some indication that Millennials have turned the tide on the escalating number of divorces in the U.S. But how seriously should we take this data? The first question we should ask ourselves is why did the divorce rate jump in the first place. The 1970s was a big year for divorce. Several… Read More »

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What Does Divorce Look Like in 2020?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

There is no shortage of articles this cycle contemplating the texture, nature, and future of divorce in the United States. Some of these studies have shown that Millennials are turning the tide against higher divorce rates seen throughout the 70s, 80s, and 90s, while other studies discuss the difficulties of women who are promoted… Read More »

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The Courtney Stodden Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

At the age of 16, aspiring pop singer and model, Courtney Stodden married acting teacher Doug Hutchison who was then 50. Hutchison did not realize that she was a teenager when the two began their courtship over the internet, but after six months of chatting online, the two fell in love before ever having… Read More »

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Oil Executive Gets $38M Judgment Overturned

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

In his ongoing legal battle with his ex-wife, Todd Kozel managed to overturn a $38 million judgment in his wife’s favor. Kozel, who has since remarried, divorced his then-wife Ashley in 2010. Kozel was ordered to pay his wife the enormous judgment after failing to turn over 23 million shares of his former company,… Read More »

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Caitlyn Jenner Talks About Her 2014 Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

It takes a great deal of courage for a person to admit to themselves that their body and mind are in conflict. It takes even more courage to begin the process of transitioning. For those who are married at the time that they recognize who they are, it can be very difficult for them,… Read More »

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“Alarming” Facts About Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Most folks have probably heard that 50% of all marriages end in divorce. The truth is that it’s very difficult to measure divorce rates. However, over the past few decades, the divorce rate has been going down, not up, in all but one demographic: Those over the age of 50. What are the facts… Read More »

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