| 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...
| 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 5, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday inaugurated a gathering of nearly 200 bishops and cardinals who will tackle the thorny themes of sex and marriage, placing the popular pontiff in the midst of a battle between theological conservatives and liberals within the...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Q: My husband and I separated in November 2013. I have to wait until November to file for an official divorce.
I just got a notice in the mail that the property where my husband is living has property taxes overdue. I have a signed separation...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:03 PM
“I can’t stand my ex.”
“I never want to talk to her again.”
“I hope he drops dead.”
Words uttered over and over again especially in the immediate days/weeks/months after a divorce. Words that may...
| Sep 26, 2014
Dear Amy: I am 65; my husband is 67. We have been married for 13 years. Now we are divorcing. He will be leaving our state after the divorce, when he retires, and won't be returning.
My husband has been a step-papa to my grandchildren. The older...