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Saudi Arabia to notify women of divorce by text message

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New law aims to stop men from ending marriages without telling their wives

Saudi courts will notify women by text message when they get divorced, in a new regulation that took effect on Sunday, officials have said.

The measure approved by the justice ministry appears to be aimed at curbing cases of men secretly ending marriages without informing their wives.

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Just when I thought I knew what a tweet was… | Brief letters

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Tweets | TV licences for the over-75s | Peaky Blinders cap | Sack Marina Hyde | Divorce by text messageHaving only recently learned that a tweet is a social media message, I read that “White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, announced that Trump would be travelling to the southern border in a tweet” (Report, 8 January), which leaves me wondering if this useful neologism has also come to mean (a) a jiffy (b) a bullet-proof limo or (c) a fit of (more...)

Why MacKenzie Bezos deserves half of her husband’s wealth | Jill Filipovic

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The Bezoses will probably settle their divorce quietly. But I hope MacKenzie fights for a share of their assets that is consonant with her contributionsThis week, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced that they are divorcing. Each is one-half of the world’s richest couple, thanks to Amazon, making their divorce potentially one of the most complicated. It needn’t be: MacKenzie should walk away with a clean half.This is already the (more...)

What are My Rights to Owning a Gun If I Have a Protective Order Against Me in Oklahoma?

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When an individual requests a protective order, many times the offender whom the protective order controls, is not aware of the additional consequences of the order. There are provisions the offender must follow in addition to staying away from the victim and their place of residence and employment. 
One of the requirements the offender must follow is to surrender all firearms as well as being prohibited from purchasing any additional firearms.
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Does My Child’s Father Have to Pay Child Support if We Were Never Married?

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Many couples become confused with the child support and custody arrangement when they were not married before or after their child was born. However, once you become a parent, there are immediate rights and responsibilities attached. Knowing these rights and responsibilities is crucial in a child support and custody case.

 
The most beneficial first step in this case is to retain an experienced Tulsa child support attorney as soon as possible to preserve these rights and enforce the (more...)

A Very Modern Divorce: the new rules of splitting up

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In England and Wales, there are still only five ways to get a divorce and three of those involve living separately for at least two years.
Divorce in the UK can be messy, drawn out and extremely painful for the whole family.
But it doesn’t have to be like this.
As Nigel Shepherd, chair of Resolution, the campaigning organisation of family lawyers, & head of family law at Mills & Reeve said, ‘We’re still (more...)

Try ‘ING’ Activities as the Antidote to ‘Too Much Screen Time’

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We all need to play our part in managing screen time. We are the first generation of parents having to juggle being 24/7 connected.
We don’t actually know the damage screen time may do to our kids mental or physical health and wellbeing yet – as the repercussions won’t be known for another 20 or 30 years despite what the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health recent new guidance to parents around children&(more...)

7 ways single moms can get their financial act together in 2019

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Ready to get your finances together in the new year, single mama! Here is what you need to save, invest, find affordable insurance and hit all your income and money goals in 2019 and beyond!

The post 7 ways single moms can get their financial act together in 2019 appeared first on Emma Johnson.

Jean Chatzky: “Earning money makes me feel safe and independent”

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Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦ Google Play   Jean Chatzky is a personal finance journalist, bestselling author of eight books and financial editor for NBC's Today Show. Here we talk about: Focus on earning vs. skimping – especially for women. “Your financial life doesn't work how much you save if you're…
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Feeling Overwhelmed? Here’s 8 Simple Steps To Decision Making During Divorce.

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Here is the way I help my clients going through a divorce to make better, empowering decisions.
This simple process helps to lessen the feeling of overwhelm during this stressful life changing event where you have to make so many important decisions all at the same time.
Grab a cup of coffee and a paper and pen and take some deep breaths to help you relax. Turn off your phone and make sure you won’t be disturbed.
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