What is a Facebook Divorce?

A Facebook divorce is a term that refers to the role that social media plays in separations, divorces, and even child custody cases. Facebook divorce is how it is referenced, but all other social media sites are included in the term. If you participate in social media, your whereabouts, history, and actions are all publicized […]

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ALIMONY BILL SUPPORTERS AND OPPONENTS SQUARE OFF IN FLORIDA CAPITOL

As more than 100 of them crammed the waiting room and hallway of Gov. Rick Scott‘s office on Tuesday, advocates and opponents of this year’s alimony overhaul bill had a hollering battle over the contentious legislation. The opponents, led by Florida National Organization for Women lobbyist Barbara DeVane, scheduled a meeting with Scott’s staff at 11 a.m. to […]

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What Ashley Madison hackers can teach us about adultery and divorce

Last week Ashley Madison, the website that is marketed as an online dating service for “discreet encounters” and “extramarital affairs,” was hacked. Those responsible threatened to release information about millions of the website’s customers who have engaged in such casual encounters. This led to widespread speculation (albeit highly unlikely) that there would be a run […]

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Domestic violence often plays role in divorce

One-in-four women and one-in-seven men will become victims of severe violence during their lifetimes. Every minute 20 people become victims of intimate partner violence, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The statistics are staggering and all too familiar, particularly in cases involving divorce where emotions run high. Such was the case in […]

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