Arkansas tops divorce chart in the United States

January 20, 2017 0 comments

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More people divorce in the southern state of Arkansas than anywhere else in the United States new government statistics reveal. According to the data, from the National Center for Health Statistics, out of every 1,000 people in the so-called ‘Natural State’, an average of 4.8 will eventually divorce. This figure is considerably higher than the…

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Towards a virtual divorce system at last?

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January 18, 2017 1 comment

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As the sales figures for all of the big retailers have pretty well consistently shown in the last few years, online sales are increasing and high street sales are decreasing. Similar things have been seen in other service industries, such as banking and insurance. The world of the real is being replaced by the world…

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Divorce can cause eating disorders

January 17, 2017 0 comments

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Stressful experiences during childhood such as divorce may make women more likely to develop eating disorders later in the life, a new study suggests. In a survey of over 5,300 British women, more than 15 per cent of those between 40 and 50 claimed to have suffered from an eating disorder at some stage in…

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Divorce controversy bound for Israeli Supreme Court

January 11, 2017 0 comments

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Supporters of an Israeli woman who was granted a divorce two years ago have turned to the Supreme Court to try and stop a rabbinical court from nullifying the split. The former wife, from the northern city of Safed (Tzfat), succeeded in legally divorcing her husband despite the man having been incapacitated in a serious…

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Husband wins dogs in bitter divorce row

January 10, 2017 0 comments

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A childless couple in the Indian city of Ahmedabad argued bitterly over custody of their dogs when they divorced, The Times of India reports. The man and wife, who lived in the suburb of Vastrapur, had been married since 2003. Problems in their relationship began around 2010 and the marriage eventually broke down five years…

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Irish court rejects divorce pay increase

January 10, 2017 1 comment

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The Irish Court of Appeal has rejected a woman’s bid for an increased divorce settlement from her wealthy ex-husband. In 2005, the couple went through a judicial separation. Much like a divorce, this is a court order which defines the terms by which a married couple separate such as where will their children live or…

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Papal leniency on divorce ‘no danger to faith’

January 9, 2017 1 comment

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Expressions of compassion for divorced and remarried Catholics by Pope Francis do not pose a danger to the faith, a senior Cardinal has declared. Last year, the Pontiff courted controversy amongst more conservative Catholics with the publication of a Latin document called Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). This declared that divorced and remarried Catholics…

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