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Lessons Learned From Celebrity Divorces

When celebrities divorce, the rumor mill gets busy. Celebrities may enjoy a glamorous lifestyle, but when divorcing, they deal with many of the same issues average people do. Here are some dos and don’ts we can learn from some divorcing stars. Pet custody battles Brittany Spears, after losing custody of her children, fought for custody… Read More »

Issues in International Divorce

In today’s global village many people travel to and reside in a number of countries. When one married partner desires to dissolve a marriage and partners are living in different countries, there are a number of issues that could arise. If one partner files for divorce and the second partner does not contest the divorce,… Read More »

What if My Spouse Doesn’t Want to Get Divorced?

California has the power to dissolve any marriage or domestic partnership when one party desires to do so. If you want to end your marriage but your spouse does not, you might be in for a battle but you do not have to stay married. First — hire a lawyer If your spouse does not… Read More »

Keeping Separate Assets Separate

When you divorce in California, all of your marital assets are divided equally between you and your spouse. The statute of community property applies to all assets acquired during the course of the marriage. Assets such as property owned before marriage, inheritance and gifts may be considered separate assets and not subject to division. If… Read More »

Are Women Financially Disadvantaged by Divorce?

In 2009, Stephen Jenkins, chair of the Council of the International Center for Research on Income and Wealth, confirmed what many suspected — that divorce makes women poorer and men wealthier. The study showed that the divorced men surveyed showed an increase a one-third increase in income, while women showed a one-fifth decrease in income…. Read More »

Gray Divorce — Issues in Divorce After 50

A research paper known as the Bowling Green Study shows a significant increase in divorce among couples over age 50. According to the study, one in four marriages of middle-aged couples end in divorce. This trend follows the pattern of the baby boomer generation, the first large demographic group to marry, divorce and remarry in… Read More »

Divorce Detox

Since the Betty Ford Clinic became the go-to place for celebrities to overcome their issues with addiction, inpatient detox centers have steadily gained popularity with the wealthy and the troubled. California’s latest in emotional immersion therapy is West Hollywood’s Divorce Detox Retreat Center. The facility offers three options for the detox process: a 90-day retreat,… Read More »

Does Adultery Affect Divorce?

High-profile Los Angeles couple Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are on the marriage rocks, says the press. Kardashian has written extensively about her frustrations with Odom’s alleged drug problems and infidelity through social media platforms. Recent reports speculate that separation is in the near future for the celebrity couple. According to some news sources, if… Read More »

Just in Case — Do Not Get Blindsided by Divorce

Some people just do not see a divorce coming. While many couples spend years in counseling and make every attempt to work out their differences prior to separation and divorce, some people simply walk away without warning. A partner may have even been preparing to leave the marriage for quite a while. If you are… Read More »

Can Having Siblings Decrease Your Risk of Divorce?

According to a study by researchers at Ohio State University, people who are raised in a large family have a lower rate of divorce than the general population. While the margin of decreased risk is only two percent, sociologists evaluating the study believe that the number is significant. Donna Bobbitt-Zehel, one of the authors of… Read More »

Law Office of Steven M. Bishop
591 Camino De La Reina, Suite 1120
San Diego, California, 92108 USA
619-299-9780