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July 2012 Archives

Prenatal Paternity Testing

Who is the father? It's an uncomfortable question that has to be asked when expectant women have had more than one male partner at the time they became pregnant. And, it seems to arise more frequently now than it ever has. Surprisingly, the statistics show that over half of births to women under 30 are out of wedlock.

What are the stages of a marriage?

Chances are, if you're married, you've probably wondered at some point if you're with the right person. Or, you may have noticed that the connection and excitement that you felt in the beginning of your relationship has faded. While these thoughts and feelings may be alarming, the good news is that they are totally normal! Couples go through predictable stages of marriage, and though the intensity of the stages may vary among couples, pretty much everyone experiences these 5 stages:

Can Social Media Be Used Against You in a Divorce?

A recent study by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) reported that over 80 percent of divorce attorneys acknowledge that the amount of cases utilizing social networking evidence have increased significantly since 2006. That's no surprise, really, considering the enormous rise in popularity of social media sites over the last several years. In fact, divorce evidence acquired from Facebook and other popular social media sites has become quite commonplace.

Top Reasons Couples get the 7 Year Itch to Divorce

You've probably heard of the 7 year itch; it's that point in a relationship where people decide that their relationship is unsalvageable. So, it's the point in marriage where many people decide to divorce. The U.S. census in 2011 cites the average length of marriage is 8 years; couples seem to file for divorce around the 7 year mark, and then complete their divorce in the 8th year.

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