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Divorce can be overwhelming. Often it's an incredibly tough decision based on heightened emotions, anger and regret. In the midst of all of that, a flood of paperwork and financial choices that can affect the rest of your life come pouring your way. There's no way to make going through a divorce easy emotionally. There are, however, ways to make the financial and logistical burden involved go more smoothly. Attorney Loni Coombs has some tips for helping to keep the burden of the legal side of a divorce as small as possible. Empower Yourself "Divorce is such a hard time [...]
— I am a divorced mom and I regretted my divorce. Even though some time has passed, I still think about my marriage, my children and my husband and all the moments we had together. After some time spent separated from my husband, I came to the conclusion that divorce was rather the easy way out. Let’s see how had it all started. I met my ex-husband while volunteering at an NGO organization in my college years. We had about three years of friendship before realizing that we were made for each other. Or at least this is what we thought at [...]
Hey, has this ever happened to you? It may have been months since your divorce ended, and you thought you were doing okay. You were picking yourself up financially, making your home your own, and trying some new activities and were feeling pretty good about yourself. But then it hits you and won’t leave. That anger–that pure rage once you look back and realize just how awful your ex treated you. The time you found the messages from another person on their cell phone. Or when you wanted to see your kids, but she kept them from you. The list [...]
A divorced woman cannot have a purchased frozen embryo implanted over the objections of her ex-husband, Ontario's top court ruled on Friday in a ground-breaking case. In overturning a lower court decision, the Court of Appeal ruled that both former spouses retained rights to the embryo to which neither are genetically related. "Neither contract nor property law principles govern in this case," the court ruled. "Parliament has imposed a consent-based, rather than a contract-based, model through legislation and regulation." The case arose in 2011 when the couple identified only as D.H. and S.H. purchased four embryos created from anonymous sperm [...]