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Could Money Issues Actually Help Your Marriage?

Posted on : May 29, 2018, By:  Rita T. Jerejian, LLC

The pressure of adding finances together can be overwhelming for some couples. Over time, those financial concerns break down and cause problems between the couple that ultimately lead to divorce. There have been plenty of academic studies that have documented the possible problems associated with arguing over money. Arguing over money is a very common […]

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Divorce Might Be Contagious

Posted on : May 9, 2018, By:  Rita T. Jerejian, LLC

That translates to that you have a higher risk of divorce if at least one member of your immediate circle of friends ends their own marriage. ┬áResearchers identified these results after looking at couples over the course of more than three decades. They identified that if a friend got divorced, the participants were 75% more […]

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Do Parents of Children with Disabilities Have Higher Rates of Divorce?

Posted on : March 29, 2018, By:  Rita T. Jerejian, LLC

There is no doubt that having a child with disabilities can present a number of unique challenges and additional pressure points for a married couple or any couple raising a child. There are many different issues that come to mind for parents with disabilities, including stress, emotions, the financial repercussions, and even potentially, grief. As […]

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Study Shows That Single Fathers May Face Higher Fatality Risks

Posted on : March 2, 2018, By:  Rita T. Jerejian, LLC

Being a single parent is never easy. Going through a divorce and determining child custody can be some of the most difficult things for a family to go through, especially when you must now adapt to life in a new home on your own. Being a single father, however, can be an overwhelming prospect. If […]

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Understanding Shared Parenting and Child Custody Policy

Posted on : January 29, 2018, By:  Rita T. Jerejian, LLC
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Shared parenting is a new approach to divorce and child custody considerations that can be confusing if you do not have the right divorce attorney representing your interests. In general, shared parenting is defined as allowing children at least 35% of their time with each parent. The remaining portion of the child’s time is then […]

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