Divorce has become a common life event that affects almost half of all first marriages. Divorce can be a painful process, but it doesn’t have to be. Many couples are able to split amicably and cooperatively. This can make divorce much easier on children, as well as reducing the toll, both emotional and financial, on the divorcing spouses. FindLaw’s Divorce News section is the premier source of legal news and analysis concerning divorce.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:44:51 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman that was opened when his ex-girlfriend said he threw a wine bottle at her has been dropped because she recanted her story and stopped cooperating with investigators, according to a prosecutor.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:12:54 GMT
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A woman and her family lured her estranged husband to their home by offering to let him see his children, then beat him in the head with a hammer and fatally shot him as he tried to run away — a scheme concocted because they were upset about a child custody dispute, according to police in South Carolina.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:14:23 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Helen Eustis, an Edgar Award-winning mystery writer who later translated works by Georges Simenon and other European authors, has died. She was 98.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:55:10 GMT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, black socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:14:19 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin is writing a memoir, and, yes, it will be candid.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:28:33 GMT
EVERGREEN, Colo. (AP) — Ian Sullivan visits his daughter's grave on her birthday every year since a gunman burst into a crowded Colorado movie theater and shot the 6-year-old as she sat with her mother in the third row.
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:18:43 GMT
TORONTO (AP) — A 42-year-old man was arrested at an Ottawa hotel Wednesday following an overnight investigation linked to the discovery of what police said were dangerous chemicals 1,400 kilometers (870 miles) away in the Halifax area of Nova Scotia.
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 16:53:47 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — Thousands of mourners gathered at a mosque outside Cairo on Sunday for the funeral of actress Faten Hamama, a pillar of Middle Eastern cinema who died a day earlier after a career that spanned seven decades and graced the golden age of Egyptian filmmaking.
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:04:37 GMT
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The courts did not grant Chatto Realuyo a divorce when it allowed her to end her marriage, 10 years after her husband moved out. They can't. They best they can do is say the marriage never happened.
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:38:16 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — The man who dialed 911 to report accidentally shooting his wife as she slept in their suburban Atlanta home early New Year's Day waited nearly two minutes to mention where he worked.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:33:36 GMT
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an Orthodox Jewish rabbi has admitted conspiring to travel from New York to New Jersey to force a Jewish man to give his wife a religious divorce through threats of violence.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:57:42 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Filing a federal tax return is about to get more complicated for millions of families because of President Barack Obama's health law. But they shouldn't expect much help from the Internal Revenue Service.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:28:43 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS is cutting taxpayer services to historically low levels just as President Barack Obama's health law will make filing a federal tax return more complicated for millions of families.
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:24:02 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman became angry and threw a wine bottle at his ex-girlfriend when she tried to break up with him, according to a police report released Monday.
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 20:15:38 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested for allegedly throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend.
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 03:11:13 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke, a liberal Republican who became the first black in U.S. history to win popular election to the Senate, died Saturday. He was 95.