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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.

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  • Correction: Home Shootings-Pennsylvania story

    Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:57:11 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a story Dec. 17 about a former Marine believed to have killed six people, The Associated Press misidentified the agency that deemed him free of any suicidal or homicidal thoughts. It was Veterans Affairs, not the Veterans Administration.

  • Ax, machete, pill bottles near rampage suspect

    Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:52:56 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Marines who served with a man believed to have killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives said he fought constantly with her, although a Veterans Administration psychiatrist deemed him free of any suicidal or homicidal thoughts a week before the deadly rampage.

  • Cause of death of man who killed 6 not yet known

    Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:47:49 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Marines who served with a Pennsylvania man who killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives before he was found dead said he fought constantly with his wife during the time they knew him.

  • Ex-Marines: Man who killed 6 argued with ex-wife

    Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:35:09 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Marines who served with a Pennsylvania man who killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives before committing suicide said he fought constantly with his wife during the time they knew him.

  • Ex-Marine's suicide ends rampage, manhunt

    Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:20:03 GMT

    PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An ex-Marine's suicide ended a violent rampage that left his ex-wife and five of her relatives dead a week after he lost a custody battle.

  • Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings commits suicide

    Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:30:40 GMT

    PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An Iraq War veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives in a shooting and slashing frenzy was found dead of self-inflicted stab wounds Tuesday in the woods of suburban Philadelphia, ending a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge.

  • Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings committed suicide

    Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:29:44 GMT

    PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An Iraq War veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead of self-inflicted stab wounds Tuesday in the woods of suburban Philadelphia, ending a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge.

  • Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings is found dead

    Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:58:14 GMT

    PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An Iraq War veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home Tuesday after a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge.

  • Ex-Marine wanted in 6 slayings is found dead

    Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:42:52 GMT

    PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Marine suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home Tuesday after a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge.

  • Police looking for Pennsylvania suspect find body

    Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:56:10 GMT

    PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police searching for an ex-Marine suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives discovered a body in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home Tuesday after a day-and-a-half manhunt.

  • Manhunt for ex-Marine in 6 killings drags on into 2nd day

    Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:49:59 GMT

    PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Schools closed and hospitals and other public places tightened security Tuesday as police in suburban Philadelphia hunted for a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives.

  • Manhunt widens for ex-Marine in 6 killings

    Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:12:19 GMT

    PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives in suburban Philadelphia is still on the loose more than 30 hours after the shooting rampage ended.

  • Search intensifies for gunman who killed 6

    Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:40:23 GMT

    PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The manhunt for a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives amid a child custody dispute has spread to two suburban Philadelphia counties.

  • 6 dead, suspect on loose in suburban Philadelphia

    Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:05:21 GMT

    PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man suspected of going to three houses in the Philadelphia suburbs and fatally shooting six people, including his ex-wife and her teenage niece, was at large, and prosecutors said investigators didn't know where he was or how he was getting around.

  • 2014 gave viewers great shows on-air and online

    Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:22:31 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — From the extraordinary Maggie Gyllenhaal-starring miniseries "The Honorable Woman" on SundanceTV to Syfy's goofy "Sharknado 2: The Second One," TV delivered in 2014 — streaming, on cable and over the air.

  • Thailand princess relinquishes her royal title

    Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:50:39 GMT

    BANGKOK (AP) — The wife of Thailand's crown prince has relinquished her royal title, culminating a downfall that means she is no longer in line to become the Southeast Asian country's next queen.

  • Today in History

    Sat, 13 Dec 2014 05:00:30 GMT

    Today is Saturday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2014. There are 18 days left in the year.

  • Creed frontman's wife seeking divorce, help

    Tue, 02 Dec 2014 01:49:26 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Creed frontman Scott Stapp's wife is seeking a divorce from her estranged husband.

  • Freed Texas day care owners still want exoneration

    Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:53:59 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former day care owners who spent 21 years in prison before being freed amid questions over their convictions for child abuse involving satanic rituals are struggling to convince prosecutors that they should be fully exonerated.

  • Ohio attorney suspended over hypnosis allegations

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:08:54 GMT

    CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney accused of hypnotizing women for his sexual pleasure was immediately suspended from practicing law by the state Supreme Court.

  • Man accused in killing had past abduction arrests

    Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:34:51 GMT

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A man suspected of abducting and killing a Colorado single mother who led a double life as a paid escort served time in prison for two kidnapping cases involving his former wife.