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An American woman is being hailed as a hero in China after securing a divorce on the grounds of domestic violence, Fox News reports. Kim Lee was granted a divorce from her Chinese celebrity-entrepreneur husband, Li Yang, after posting online images of injuries that she said she sustained during a beating in 2011. Yang…

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The Senate is expected to approve the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act this week, according to news reports. The landmark legislation, enacted in 1994 and extended in 2000 and 2005, provides women with a variety of protections against domestic violence. The act expired in 2011 when the House and Senate…

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People hire life coaches to help them navigate through rocky periods in their lives, whether it comes to career, relationships or other personal matters. But a growing trend in the world of matrimonial law over the past decade has been the development of the divorce coach, someone who specializes in…

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Going to trial is the last thing anybody wants in a North Carolina divorce case. But unfortunately, it is not always possible to avoid court. If your attorney advises you to go to trial, it is critical that you behave appropriately and adhere to the rules of the court. Even the…

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In 1993, a media frenzy erupted over claims that Super Bowl Sunday was the biggest day of the year for domestic violence against women. The claims stemmed from a press conference held by women’s groups in California, where one presenter cited a study from Old Dominion University several years earlier…

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There is a healthy body of research about divorce. The studies are conducted by practitioners across many disciplines, such as psychologists, sociologists, family-oriented think tanks and associations like the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. But geneticists are exploring the reasons for divorce, too. Swedish scientists at the Karolinska Institute recently found that…

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The North Carolina Court of Appeals has upheld a judge’s decision to unseal the court records involving the divorce of NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France, the Associated Press reports. For years, France has asked the courts to keep confidential the details of his 2008 divorce from Megan France of Charlotte.  The couple married twice,…

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The following is a guest post from The Cantor Law Group of Phoenix, AZ. Couples with children do not have the luxury of distance after a divorce. Providing a stable and safe environment for your children requires a great deal of cooperation. Effective co-parenting begins with these tips. Focus Your children…