| May 18, 2014
Three prominent Chicagoans — divorce attorney Gemma Allen, retired Cook County Domestic Relations Court Judge Michele Lowrance, and financial expert and columnist Terry Savage — have a combined three books and four divorces to their names....
| May 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Siblings Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz bring their blistering trilogy of male domination in an Israeli family to a rewarding close with "Gett, the Trial of Viviane Amsalem." In this expertly written, brilliantly acted film, Viviane struggles against her...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Q: I am getting letters about time-share maintenance fees, and I don't remember ever buying into any time share.
If I have unknowingly paid into such a thing, I sure would like to know who is not sharing it with me.
What would be the smartest and safest...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Sherri Shepherd and her husband of nearly three years are divorcing, according to several reports.
"The View" cohost, 47, and TV writer Lamar Sally wed at the Fairmont Hotel in her hometown of Chicago in August 2011, but a week ago, Sally filed for...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Like a lot of break ups, the end of Nick Bergeris' marriage was complicated, according to court documents.
Yes, he moved out after wife took out a protective order against him. And, yes, he eventually filed for divorce. But even then the couple spent...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Previously sealed documents relating to the divorce case between Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman and her husband, Paul Volkman, were declared open last week, at least temporarily reversing an earlier order to shield the case from public...
| Apr 6, 2014
Re "Sex ed stumbles in Mississippi," April 3
Communities in Mississippi are using the Bible to reject any sex education other than abstinence. Interestingly, Mississippi's divorce rates are among the highest in the country, and by region the South has...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Twentieth Television and the Fox Television Stations has announced that daytime staple "Divorce Court" has been renewed through the 2016-2017 season.
The show, produced by Lincolnwood Drive Inc. and distributed by Twentieth Television, is set to return...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When his mother begins getting serious about her new boyfriend, 15-year-old Miles Adler-Hart does what any good citizen of L.A. would do: He hires a private detective.
"Casebook," the sixth novel by Mona Simpson, focuses on divorce and its aftermath...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Divorce is higher among religiously conservative Protestants – and even drives up divorce rates for other people living around them, a new study finds.
The study, slated to be published in the American Journal of Sociology, tackles the “...
| Oct 31, 2013
When I started following the research on child well-being about two decades ago, the focus was almost always girls' problems — their low self-esteem, lax ambitions, eating disorders and, most alarming, high rates of teen pregnancy. Now, though, with...