After a divorce, sometimes people hold onto items that remind them of better times. In other instances, they just want to get rid of them.
There's a lot that can come up in the midst of family law disputes. In child custody matters, for example, one parent can call the other one out for excessive drinking or using drugs like marijuana.
When couples' children turn 18, it's not out of the realm of possibility that they are not done raising children. That doesn't mean that they will have more kids themselves - but they could end up raising their children's kids.
When couples are married for decades, it can be a shock to many when they get divorced. When Al and Tipper Gore announce their 40-year marriage was on the rocks, for example, people were stunned.
It's no secret that financial woes can cause marital strife, and often leads people to divorce. But a new study released recently is one of the first to note the connection between receiving government assistance and getting divorced.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and that means benefits, talks and awareness campaigns will be popping up in the region over the next several weeks.
Rep. Joe Walsh has gotten lots of media attention for a child support dispute with his ex-wife. The couple had been married for 15 years when she filed for divorce in 2002. Ever since, she has reportedly gone to court, claiming he neglected to pay his child support obligations for their three children.
Divorce is at its lowest rate since 1970. However, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, over a million children in the U.S. in 2009 lived with a parent who had divorced the previous year. In essence, divorce in the family is still not uncommon for children to see firsthand.
According to a new study released recently, military veterans are more likely to engage in extramarital sex and get divorced than people who never served in the military. The higher rates of divorce and sex were reportedly documented in data from a 1992 national survey.