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    Divorce: A Global Problem

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    getting a divorce they do not only have to handle the stress of the divorce, but also the financial problems it brings. Divorce affects everyone differently, and there are many different types and laws that influence divorce. Divorce is looked at differently by every state. Not all of the states have the same laws for divorce. There are two ways that states look at divorce they are called “community property” and “equitable distribution.” “Community property.” This is when all property that was bought

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    reduce post-marital disputes. (Queensland Broker Feb.2001) Pre-nuptial agreements are basically a financial agreement which are made before marriage. It can be signed by anyone who requires a different property division than that set out by the Family Law Act, and it conveniently deals with difficult issues such as the financial situation of each party before marriage, including share of property and debts and obligations of each party before marraige. It outlines possible future investments and

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    Some would even dare to say marriage is outdated and a thing of the past. Many factors have changed how our society acts or thinks about a certain subjects, one being marriage. The government passes laws and legislation to move the country in one path or another. When the government passes these laws, it then makes each person reevaluate where he or she stands. Our entertainment, which comes into each one of our homes via television, plays

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    Divorce in America

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    in denial, or have feelings of abandonment; some react with anger and hostility, get depressed, or have feelings of blame or guilt (“Psychological”). Denial is the usual reaction from younger children; they will fantasize and make up stories about family activities that they are going to do (“Psychology”). They will believe that both parents will still remain in their life as normal and nothing of significance will change. Children also fear abandonment at a young age when their parents divorce. They

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    The Louisiana courts have remained conveniently silent regarding de facto, or psychological, parentage in their legislation and case law. In Gill v. Bennet, a grandmother appealed a lower court ruling, claiming she was the “psychological parent” of her grandchild because of a guardianship order from an Indiana court. The court noted there are no cases or statutes expressly addressing de facto parents in Louisiana. There have been custody and visitation cases regarding claims of “psychological

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    Divorce Law

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    Divorce is defined as follows: to dissolve legally a marriage between; separate (one of a married couple) from the other by divorce . The Canadian constitution allows only the federal government to set divorce law. The government of Canada has a divorce act, and because it is a federal law, it applies fully and equally in all parts of Canada and to all Canadian citizens. Divorces begin with an application to the court asking it to declare that there has been a breakdown of the marriage. This application

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    In today’s society, marriage is common when it comes to a couple that appears to be in love. Marriage is a form of union recognized by law. There is no law that forbids a certain age for dating, but most state laws declare that in order for a couple to get married one must be a minimum of 18 years old without parental consent. Little does society know the responsibilities that come with marriage and the hardships and struggles they may encounter. In detail, a couple marries, something goes wrong

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    Parenting Capacity Evaluation Practices: Are They Efficient? Findings amongst marriages and cohabitation that end in dissolution have shown custody and access disputes to be the “single biggest issue in civil law” (Roesh, Zapf, Hart, 2010). The role of forensic psychology regarding this issue is seen in the form of parenting capacity evaluations, otherwise known as child custody evaluations. Although many dissolved marriages or relationships end without the need of such evaluations, it is important

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    Misty, and her family, along with the Kleinfeld dress consultant, run around the boutique, looking for the perfect dress for her. Meanwhile, a snippet of Misty’s interview plays on the T.V. screen. Misty boasts about her fiancé, Ryan, and explains why they are compatible. She tells the interviewer: “We met online about three

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    set up in court and agreed by both parents. In some cases you don’t need to go to court to settle a child support payment plan. The child support isn’t paid on time there are some serious consequences by law if the payment is not met. Today, I will be comparing two different states and their laws and regulations about child support. First in Illinois, the number of kids you have with the person you are separating from will play a part in trying to figure out the payment plan. According to childsupportillinois

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