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Student Loan Debt Solutions

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  The following post was written by Margie Hofberg of Residential Mortgage Center, Inc. Fannie has implemented some new policies that will make it easier for those owing student loan debt to qualify for a mortgage.  I’m sure most of … Continued

Fighting like Cats and Dogs: Divorce and Pets

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Recently, Christopher Mele of the New York Times wrote an article cataloging how pets have come to be heavily contested aspects in divorce proceedings.  Pets are most commonly viewed as personal property in domestic cases, but as of late that … Continued

NY Same-Sex Second Parent Adoption Ruling

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On October 12, 2016, a New York family court issued a ruling which affirmed the adoption rights of same-sex couples. Many married couples, especially same-sex couples, build their families through processes such as adoption and assisted reproductive technology. In cases … Continued

ABA Midyear Meeting

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On February 6th, the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates convened in Miami for its Midyear Meeting to debate and vote on the adoption of resolutions that span a variety of current issues including immigration, health care, and veteran’s benefits.  … Continued

Alcohol use and divorced families

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A recent study published in the Psychology of Addictive Behaviors journal focused on alcohol use among adolescents who had been through parental divorce or separation. This study found that adolescents with divorced parents tended to begin drinking alcohol at a … Continued

An Overview of the Surrogacy Process

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Catherine Pearson of The Huffington Post recently wrote a comprehensive guide to the legal and medical ins and outs of artificial reproductive technology. For many couples who face infertility issues or are otherwise unable to reproduce, surrogacy allows for the … Continued

Texting While Divorcing

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Emotions can run high during divorce and custody battles, but it is important not to resort to angry text messages or other communications with an opposing party. Not only can this create additional stress for both parties, it can have … Continued