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Recent Study Discusses the Emotional and Physical Toll of Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Everyone knows that divorce is a stressful time for couples, their children, and their friends and family. But what may not be obvious is the physical toll that emotional stress has on a family. To be sure, the decision to divorce isn’t reached lightly. Those who initiate divorces tend to believe that the stress… Read More »

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New Study Claims that Divorces are Down During COVID

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

After eight months of non-stop media coverage concerning divorce rates during quarantine, a new study released by the Institute for Family Studies is claiming that divorce rates actually have gone down over the past months. Statistics related to high divorce rates were based on the number of divorce petitions filed in court. Statistics related… Read More »

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Judge Rejects Derek Chauvin’s Divorce Deal

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer who found his way into infamy after kneeling on George Floyd’s neck, is now dealing with a divorce. In times like this, while one individual is facing criminal charges, they tend to want to transfer all of their valuable assets to a spouse who is not facing criminal… Read More »

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Study Links Children of Divorce to Lower Oxytocin Levels

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

A recent study has linked children of divorce to lower levels of the so-called “love hormone” oxytocin. Children whose parents remained married throughout the duration of their childhood had higher levels of oxytocin, the study showed. Oxytocin is the chemical associated with all kinds of intimate bondings, including sex, but also hugging and other… Read More »

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Nicole Young Files for Divorce from Dr. Dre

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Nicole Young has filed for divorce from iconoclastic rapper Dr. Dre. Young has portrayed Dre as abusive and controlling and also claims there was repeated marital misconduct. Meanwhile, Dr. Dre is trying to characterize this as a money grab. This describes just about every divorce litigation ever. Did Nicole Young Embezzle Funds from a… Read More »

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Which Spouse Gets to Keep the Frozen Embryos After Divorce?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Couples who are considering having children together often solicit the aid of fertility clinics that can help the couples get pregnant even when there are medical or genetic issues preventing conception. These couples may go to the clinic and have embryos created later for implantation. Regardless of whether or not the couple has a… Read More »

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Does Florida Have an Unusually High Divorce Rate?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

According to a recent study, Florida has a higher divorce rate than just about anywhere else in the country. In fact, Florida is the 4th highest state in the country for divorce rate. The question then becomes: Why? Well, Florida is known for two things: nice weather and retirees. And as it turns out,… Read More »

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Are the Majority of Divorces Initiated by Women?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

An ongoing trend in the U.S. is that women, particularly white women, initiate the majority of divorces. In 2015, that number was as high as 69%. In recent years, it’s gone down to 65% as divorce, as a whole, trends downward. Yet there are a number of other factors that go into the decision… Read More »

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Couple Takes Divorce Photos to Commemorate Their Uncoupling

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Everyone has heard of wedding pictures, but one cheeky couple chose to commemorate their divorce. They posted a Facebook picture of Shalena Cassanova holding up a sign while kneeling that asked, “Will you divorce me?” Her ex-husband was standing nearby with another sign that gave an enthusiastic “yes”. The stunt was not without its… Read More »

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Cardi B Files for Divorce, Says “No Prospects for Reconciliation”

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Cardi B and her WAP are headed for divorce from husband Offset. Cardi B recently dismissed rumors that their divorce was related to Offset impregnating another woman. Cardi B announced in an Instagram post that her decision to sever ties with the notable rapper has nothing to do with whether or not he got… Read More »

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Can Parents Refuse Visitation Based on COVID-19?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

The coronavirus has thrown a wrench into all of our summer plans, and the CDC warns us that social distancing will be with us until a vaccine is found. Meanwhile, Florida is experiencing a record surge in cases. This has created problems for several divorced parents who are attempting to navigate the post-COVID normal…. Read More »

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Kelly Clarkson’s Marriage the Latest Casualty of COVID Quarantine

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Kelly Clarkson announced that she and husband Brandon Blackstock are divorcing after seven years of marriage. This announcement came after the couple fled to Montana to quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak. Clarkson and Blackstock had problems before the COVID crisis but were hoping a change of scenery and environment would be just the thing… Read More »

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Could Divorce Rates Cause a Boom in Property Sales?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Ever since the housing bubble of 2008, property values have steadily increased reaching similar numbers seen prior to the bubble bursting. In fact, real estate has become one of the most stable investments in the country. Why? Because there are more millennials right now seeking homes than there are sellers right now. Low inventory… Read More »

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Angelina Jolie Reveals Why Brangelina is No More

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Angelina Jolie has been very private concerning her divorce from fellow actor Brad Pitt. The two were often photographed while together and the media dubbed the couple Brangelina. Since their divorce, Jolie has had primary custody of the couple’s children. Pitt admitted that alcoholism played a role in the couple’s divorce and Jolie later… Read More »

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Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik Officially Divorced

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik have officially finalized their divorce, according to sources. The filing was completed in L.A. Superior Court. The couple will both have joint custody of their two children. Deschanel officially changed her last name to Pechenik when the couple married. She will change her last name back to Deschanel. The… Read More »

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Elizabeth Chambers Files for Divorce After 10 Years with Armie Hammer

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Thirty-seven-year-old Elizabeth Chambers has filed for divorce from husband Armie Hammer in Los Angeles. The filing occurred the same day that the couple announced their divorce on social media. The couple told fans that after ten years as best friends, soulmates, and then parents, it was time to turn the page. The couple also… Read More »

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Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer Announce Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Everyone’s favorite post-punk couple, Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer announced the couple had split after nine years together. However, even more recently, the couple announced that they were not getting a divorce and that their personal issues became a tad more public than either of them was comfortable with or expected. The quarantine has… Read More »

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Mary-Kate Olsen Denied Emergency Divorce Filing

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

One half of the Olsen twins, Mary-Kate, recently filed for divorce in New York City. She was hoping to get the divorce through the courts quickly, but the judge ruled that her divorce was not an “emergency” despite her petition. This has caused some to speculate as to whether or not the presiding judge… Read More »

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China Passes Law Requiring “Cooling Off Period” Before Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Everything that is happening to us now in the U.S. first happened in China. After lockdowns placed Chinese couples into close quarters with one another for extended periods of time, several Chinese rushed to the divorce court to end their marriage. In China, you can have a divorce in about an hour if you… Read More »

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Derek Chauvin’s Wife Seeks Name Change in Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

For the past several days, there has only been one story, the death of George Floyd. Prior to that, there was only one story, the coronavirus and the various fallout expected from the extended lockdown. For the past several days, civil unrest has broken out across the country after America bore witness to white… Read More »

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