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7 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DIVORCE IN MISSISSIPPI

The fundamentals of Mississippi divorce law and procedure. Mississippi's Venue and Residency Requirements In Mississippi, divorces are heard in what is known as Chancery Court, which is a carryover from the English judicial system. Each county in Mississippi has its own Chancery Court and the...

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Foreign Marriage and Texas Divorce
Post On Sep. 04, 2015
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My husband and I married each other in Africa. Under the law of the African country where we were married, it is lawful for a man to have more than one wife. Unbeknownst to me at the time we married, my husband was already lawfully married to another woman. . . . 1. As an initial matter, you should...

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Adultery and Divorce Settlement in Washington State
Post On Aug. 25, 2015
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Adultery and divorce do not go hand in hand. Cheating may have been the cause of your divorce, but your spouse’s cheating will have no impact on the divorce settlement, because Washington is a no-fault state. This means that the law does not require spouses to prove fault to get a divorce. Does...

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What to do if your spouse cheats on you
Post On May 27, 2015
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The breakup of a marriage can be one of the most difficult and painful experiences a person can suffer. This pain can be exacerbated by the discovery of a spouse’s infidelity . If you're considering a divorce, learn what steps to take before you confront your spouse. Steps to Take Before...

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DISCONNECTING FROM YOUR SPOUSE- DIVORCING YOUR SPOUSE IN SOCIAL MEDIA
Post On Aug. 25, 2014
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In today’s world everyone uses some form of social media, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Myspace, or YouTube. Everyone wants others to know what is going on in their lives. We live in a sociciety where people tell people way too much on the internet. STOP POSTING TO SOCIAL MEDIA Is it...

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A Guide to Planning a Separation in North Carolina
Post On Jul. 24, 2014
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Getting separated and going through a divorce in North Carolina has many steps and requirements but, with the proper legal counsel, you can navigate the divorce timeline and rules surrounding the legal proceedings. 1. Consulting. Consulting with an attorney to review your specific situation and get...

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Heart Balm Actions in North Carolina

In order to protect the sanctity of marriage and the institution of family, North Carolina allows a jilted spouse to bring a lawsuit against a third party who alienates or has sex with your spouse. Alienation of Affection In North Carolina, a suit may be brought against a third party that alienates...

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Is adultery considered grounds for divorce?
Post On Mar. 30, 2012
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Most people are surprised to learn that if one spouse is cheating the divorce judge may not even permit that evidence during the trial. Florida, along with many other states is a "no fault" divorce state. There is no need to prove that a spouse has cheated to be entitled to a divorce. Judges are...

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Cheating Spouses on Facebook

So it was just announced that San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker, currently divorcing from Desperate Housewife Eva Longoria, had a fling with a woman that he kept in touch with on Facebook. You can be absolutely sure that this isn’t just a celebrity phenomena. Facebook has made us all our own day-to-...

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Rhode Island Divorce: Cheating - Abuse - Drugs- Gambling- Alcoholism- Verbal abuse
Post On Apr. 19, 2010

Rhode Island is a "no fault state". Does that mean the assets are always divided 50% to the wife and 50% to the husband in a divorce? No. A no fault divorce in Rhode Island simply means that a fault grounds are not necessary in order to obtain a divorce in Rhode Island. In other words, all the...

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