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Adoption and Divorce: A Family Lawyer’s Perspective on Brad and Angelina’s Split

- Family law reaches into some of the most private matters that a family has to deal with. One of the toughest involves divorce and children. And once the tabloid TV shows move on and gossip columns cool down that’s what is going to make the split between Brad Pitt and Angelina the toughest. Not the fame. Not the rumors. But the fate of the children that will be most impacted by this highly public split....

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Divorce and Older Couples: A Divorce Attorney’s Perspective

- Divorce over 50? It’s not only possible; it’s more probable than ever. In fact, the divorce rate for people 50 and older doubled between 1990 and 2010, according to a study by Bowling Green State University sociologists. Two decades ago, those over 50 accounted for about 10 percent of divorces. Recently, the divorce rate for this age group rose to approximately 25 percent. And, even more surprisingly, approximately half of those divorces occurred in first marriages....

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