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April 2014 Archives

Study: coming clean on infidelity could help save marriage

Many different things can lead to a couple deciding to bring their marriage to an end. One of these things is infidelity. However, infidelity doesn't always prove fatal to a marriage. A recent study indicates that there is one thing in particular that may make a couple more likely to be able to patch things up after an incident of infidelity: the perpetrator of the infidelity coming clean about the incident.

Same-sex divorce case soon to come before San Antonio judge

In the midst of the nation's ongoing debate about the legality or constitutionality of same-sex marriage, one Texas couple is bringing attention to the opposite side of this heated argument by asking a San Antonio court to decide if two same-sex partners who entered into a valid marriage elsewhere can divorce in the "Lonestar State." The lesbian couple at the center of the case – who were married in Washington, D.C., in 2010 – now make their home in Texas. After marrying and adopting a child, their relationship soured, leading to the mid-March filing of Bexar County's first same-sex divorce case. Concurrent with the divorce, the couple are engaged in a dispute concerning the custody and parenting time arrangements for their young child.

Woman's public comments lead to her receiving less in divorce

What actions a person takes or doesn't take during a divorce here in Texas can have significant financial consequences for them. For example, agreeing to a given financial settlement in a divorce without knowing the full financial picture of the marriage can sometimes lead to a person getting less in the division of property than they otherwise would have been entitled to. Sometimes, even what a person says during a divorce can have financial consequences. This can be seen in a divorce case from another state, New York.

Marriage of balladeer and actress ending

Recently, news has arisen that a singer and an actress are calling it quits when it comes to their marriage. The singer is Richard Marx, who is currently 50. Marx had a string of popular songs in the 80s and 90s, including “Hold On to the Nights,” and “Right Here Waiting.” The actress is Cynthia Rhodes, who is currently 57. Rhodes’ film credits include “Staying Alive” and “Dirty Dancing.”

Cyber-spying and domestic violence

The many advances that have occurred in information and computer technologies have had a wide variety of different benefits. Unfortunately, they have also given rise to some problems. One of these problems is the problem of cyber-spying. Cyber-spying can give rise to some particularly major concerns in the realm of domestic violence.

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