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Black Widow Of The Riviera Goes On Trial

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The Black Widow is real and she’s living in a French cell for allegedly poisoning rich, older men and taking their money. It may sound like a tv movie of the week, but for her victims, it became a real horror story.
Patricia Dagorn, 57, is being dubbed the “Black Widow of the Riviera” and charged with the deaths of two wealthy, elderly men and attempted murder of two other rich men.  The (more...)

Peter Gunz Shows Receipts Of Divorce From Amina Buddafly

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The turbulent relationship and marriage between Peter Gunz and Amina Buddafly has come to an end and both parties have receipts.

The end..
A post shared by Peter Gunz (@petergunz174) on Jan 20, 2018 at 12:58am PST

The Love & Hip Hop couple celebrated their divorce by posting a copy of the “uncontested divorce” papers on Instagram Sunday with the caption, “The end…” People who follow him trolled him by siding with his (more...)

Jill Scott’s Estranged Husband Countersues Her For Bullying and Emasculating Him

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Last year in November, Jill Scott filed for divorce from Mike Dobson, her husband of one-year, and she filed for a restraining order against him. Now he wants payback in coins for being blind-sided.
At the time of the divorce filing, Scott cited “irreconcilable differences” and “inappropriate marital conduct that such further cohabitation would be unsafe and improper.”
Now Dobson is coming for his soon-to-be ex-wife by counter suing for $500,000 and requesting the (more...)

What Happens When Your Former Spouse Files For Bankruptcy?

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
When you go through a divorce, it can be both financially as well as emotionally painful. Moreover, if your former spouse suddenly files for bankruptcy, things can be even more stressful for you as there is a possibility that your financial stability can get greatly affected.  Divorce, as well as bankruptcy, may have a great impact on your financial position in various ways based on the new circumstances of your ex-spouse. Check out (more...)

Common Co-Parenting Issues after Divorce

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
If parents are able to co-parent in a civil manner, children can be relaxed and normal even after their parent’s divorce. Though you may love your kids the most, there could be certain scenarios where it is tough to give a preference to their best interests over the fury and disillusionment you feel towards your former spouse or over the divorce. Your children will be able to cope up well with your (more...)

4 Divorce Myths That Should Be Ignored

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
Many people go for a divorce with certain preconceived ideas about how their experience would be. Check out some of those common myths that are often associated with the process of divorce. It helps you to keep your mind open about what may happen while your divorce proceeding is going on.
The divorcing couples must go to divorce court
It is quite likely that you would not have to spend a day in the (more...)

Can An Orange County Divorce Destroy Your Retirement?

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
When you have finally made up your mind to get a divorce, it is likely that you may not think too much about how it can have an impact on your retirement. However, it is an extremely valid matter to think about. Insured Retirement Institute conducted a study which observed that about 24 percent of the divorced couples who are born after World War II felt their condition will deteriorate after retirement because of (more...)

4 Different Ways of Getting an Orange County Divorce

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
Are you planning to get divorced but do not know how to initiate the process? There is a common misconception that a divorce process is always a lengthy and complicated one, which may not be necessarily true. Here are some of the ways to get a divorce in Orange County, California.
DIY divorce
It is possible that both you and your husband/wife have sorted out all the parenting, tax and financial issues already. (more...)

What You Need To Know To Keep Pet Custody In A New York Divorce

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In Pennsylvania residents may now buy ‘consumer’ fireworks but won’t be able to utilize them in cars, shoot them into vehicles or at another person.
Californians won’t be able to buy ammunition without working with  an authorized merchant — even if they purchase online and in New York, pets will be treated as children.
The bill, sponsored by Linda Holmes, intends for pets to be cared for like family members, not as (more...)

Taking a Hard Position During Divorce Negotiations Can Be a Critical Mistake

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{1:18 minutes to read} The decision to end a marriage is painful for everyone involved. Even after couples accept that their relationship is over, the inevitable changes in their lifestyles are often difficult to cope with. It’s hard for parents to imagine not seeing their children every day, or living somewhere else that may not be as nice as the home they currently have. It’s hard for people whose long-term plans included a (more...)