NEW YORK: Governor Paterson should veto the no fault bill and require parents with kids under 18 to prove fault

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We’ve been doing a lot of posts about teens & divorce lately. That is because of the dire statistics and information that we have been reading up on, that suggest that divorce is particularly damaging to children, and especially to teenagers. The question we are now asking ourselves, is whether, in New York, Governor Paterson …

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NEW YORK: New York State's new divorce bill: No fault divorce soon to be the law of the state

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The New York Times reported today that New York state’s assembly today passed a bill that would allow no fault divorce in New York state for the first time in the state’s history. The bill has not yet been signed into law by governor Patterson, and theoretically, he could still veto the bill, but nobody …

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Marital Fault Not a Factor in Custody & Spousal Property Division in Most States But Maybe it Should Be

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With so many parties wrecking their marriages with bad behavior that frankly sets a bad example for their children and disrupts the lives of these children after the ensuing divorce, it is no wonder that marital fault is not considered in custody and spousal property division. This is true in most states. It does not …

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Want to Save Your Marriage? Repeat this phrase: "It's My Fault that My Marriage is not Meeting My Expectations"

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That’s right. Don’t blame your spouse for the implosion of your marriage. Look at yourself and all your unrealistic expectations. How did you contribute to this marital meltdown without meaning to? So many possible ways. For example, you did it by: Being judgmental Not listening Wanting everything to be your way or the highway Being …

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