Kim’s Dreams of Adoption are Quickly Destroyed

In a recent Kardashian vacation to Thailand Kim suddenly had a new desire-adoption. This desire sprouted after the family visited a Thailand orphanage, and Kim fell in love with a little girl named Pink. Despite Kim’s ‘Angelina’ like intentions, she will not be allowed to adopt the young girl-and it’s not because Kanye West objects. Kardashian at the Orphanage While the Kardashian-Jenner group was vacationing in Thailand they turned to Iniala Resort’s founder, Mark Weinberg, for itinerary ideas. Mark informed them of an orphanage nearby. Kris quickly arranged for the family to make an appearance. The family gathered items they […]

Deciding on a Name After the Divorce

Many individuals get married and cannot wait to become the new “Mrs. So-and-so”. They go through the process of legally changing their name, and flaunt it around like the new rock located on their finger. While for many, this decision is easy, the process of legally changing a name becomes quite difficult when going through a divorce. People wonder if they should keep their ex’s name, or go back to their maiden name, or even just completely start over with something different! While it is most common for individuals to revert back to their maiden name, it is becoming more […]

Collaborative Divorce One Way to Avoid the Courts

In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal by Mike Miller, it gave some insight into receiving a collaborative divorce instead of going to the courts. The Facts about Collaborative Divorce Collaborative divorce began in the 1980s in Minneapolis when lawyers decided to avoid the courts during a divorce. Instead, clients and their attorneys “pledge not to go to court.” The result of this pledge promises that new attorneys would need to be obtained to start the process all over again. As Miller said, this provides “a real incentive to reach a settlement.” Collaborative divorce requires that all the […]

California Giving Legal Rights to Nontraditional Families

There are two bills that California is looking to pass that help give more rights to nontraditional families. Bill for Custodial Rights for Gay Parents The governor of California, Jerry Brown, signed legislation that replaces references to marriage as “between a man and a woman” with the word “spouse.” This new legislation is the result of California legalizing gay marriage. However, custodial rights of children for these couples have yet to be addressed by legislation. But a new bill that Senate is looking at might change this. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano is behind the AB2344 bill, a.k.a. “Modern Family Act,” which […]

In a study done by the National Longitudinal Study of Youth in 1979, it found that couples that tend to get divorce usually have had a firstborn daughter instead of a son. However, in a recent study done by researchers Amar Hamoudi and Jenna Nobles, firstborn daughters may not be the cause of divorce but just happen to be a concurrence of events. Stress during Pregnancy that Leads to Divorce The new study found a link between daughters and divorce as a result of stress during pregnancy. These researchers found that if a pregnant woman is having stress due to relationship issues, […]

Why Divorces Are More Common with Female Firstborn Children

In a study done by the National Longitudinal Study of Youth in 1979, it found that couples that tend to get divorce usually have had a firstborn daughter instead of a son. However, in a recent study done by researchers Amar Hamoudi and Jenna Nobles, firstborn daughters may not be the cause of divorce but just happen to be a concurrence of events. Stress during Pregnancy that Leads to Divorce The new study found a link between daughters and divorce as a result of stress during pregnancy. These researchers found that if a pregnant woman is having stress due to relationship issues, […]

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