Family law varies from state to state, however, historically the US Supreme Court and other high level courts have handed down some pivotal divorce rulings. The following is the very interesting Huff Post list of top 10 divorce cases. Diemer v. Diemer, 1960, established that “refusal to have sex with one’s spouse constitutes abandonment of… [Read More]
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This week lawyers across the board have been up in arms over the case of a divorced man who is a victim of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. He is asking the court to re-open his divorce settlement. The contention is based on the legal issue that both husband and wife made the mutual mistake of… [Read More]
We’ve all been hearing about the DROP controversy in Philadelphia. (It’s happening in New Jersey as well.) Well, what is it and what’s the latest? DROP stands for Deferred Retirement Option Plan. What it has turned into is a loophole for city employees. According to the Cabrini College Locquitor, “Elected officials are considered city employees… [Read More]
I had the opportunity to talk to Amy Worden about the effect of the Rendells’ divorce on their dogs. Click here to read the story.
Welcome to new hope divorce mediation’s first blog entry. It is my goal to use this blogging tool to answer your questions in more detail than the overview that is provided in the text of the website itself. I am writing to anyone who is contemplating a divorce or even those who have already begun… [Read More]