| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: How can I help my friend? She found out recently that her husband has been unfaithful, and now he's moved in with his lover and filing for divorce. My friend is devastated. How can I encourage her when her future looks so bleak? I feel so inadequate....
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:51 PM
A court filing Thursday by Chicago billionaire Ken Griffin, whose money-manager wife is seeking to have their 2003 prenuptial agreement invalidated in their divorce, included several new details:
- Griffin said Anne Dias Griffin has received $40 million...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Sorry ladies, a big expensive diamond doesn’t mean your love is meant to last, according to a new study.
Andrew M. Francis and Hugo M. Mialon of the Emory University Department of Economics evaluated the association between wedding expenses and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Republican congressional candidate Carol Platt has launched her first full-frontal attack on U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, opening a fund-raising website and launching a social media campaign to detail his messy divorce proceedings, and highlight some of his...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Angie Hallier thinks divorce gets a bad rap.
"Divorce is the pathway to your next best life," the Arizona-based family law attorney told me.
We were talking about her new book, "The Wiser Divorce: Positive Strategies for Your Next Best Life" (Megeve...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Pope Francis has appointed a group of theologians and canon lawyers to study ways to make the annulment of Catholic marriages – often a complicated and lengthy task – simpler, the Vatican announced.
The 11-member commission will attempt to...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Chicago billionaire Ken Griffin, who in July filed for divorce from his money-manager wife, said he doesn't want his children moved to New York and defended the prenuptial agreement that she is seeking to have invalidated.
Of the prenuptial agreement,...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:16 PM
The long, slow slog to same-sex marriage goes on.
Most of the myriad same-sex marriage lawsuits that have made headlines over the past month have had significant updates in the last few days. But the Florida Supreme Court will ultimately have to...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:43 AM
I wish I had higher hopes for the mandatory class Oklahoma is now requiring couples to take before the state will grant them a divorce.
On the one hand: "The program will cover resources available for families on subjects that include substance abuse,...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:05 PM
When the pending divorce of Frank and Jamie McCourt put ownership of the Dodgers in limbo, Jamie McCourt quickly and publicly identified herself as a co-owner of the team.
When the furor surrounding the racist comments of Donald Sterling put ownership...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I am Catholic, and recently attended the First Holy Communion for the son of dear friends at the Catholic church they attend. The family is very active at the church and the parish school this boy attends.
After the ceremony, when everyone got up to...