Divorce is often described as one of the most stressful events of any person’s life, right up there with the death of a loved one. And it is the “death” of a relationship which was initially intended to last a lifetime. Even for the spouse who has decided the relationship should be over, divorce can…

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Settlement of the Bezos divorce has been big news this month.  According to news reports, Jeff Bezos is to receive 75% of his and MacKenzie Bezos’ stock in Amazon. Her share of the stock is worth about $36 billion dollars, making her one of the wealthiest women in the world, at 48 years old. We…

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This article was written by Hance Law Group associate attorney Jonathan James. With the possibility of same-sex marriage now a reality in Texas (and all other states), there’s an interesting debate that might come up as the possibility of same-sex divorce in Texas becomes more and more real for some couples. The question is simple…

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This article was written by Hance Law Group associate attorney Beverly Via. In recent years, we have seen first-hand a growing trend, referred to as the “gray divorce” phenomenon, involving couples who are at least 50 years of age. According to a Washington Post article from October 2014, divorce for couples over 50 has doubled…

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This article was written by [company] partner Larry Hance. I ran across a recent article that announced that the Governor of Alabama and his wife of 50 years were getting divorced. Specifically, it announced that the details of their divorce would be kept confidential – which is a courtesy you’d expect of someone in high…

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This article was written by [company] associate attorney Beverly Ward Via. A few weeks ago, I ran across a Washington Post article covering a study showing that women are now more likely to get divorced. The article notes, “For most of Western history, marriage had little equality. Wives bore the brunt of child care and housework, depended…

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This article was written by [company] associate attorney Jonathan James. Two weeks ago, reports came out that computer hackers gained access to the database of subscribers to Ashley Madison, the website that caters to married people interested in arranging affairs. There’s been speculation that the hackers would release the 37 million names to the public,…

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