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October 2014 Archives

Covenant marriage: the Duggars do a different kind of prenup

A lot of high net worth couples execute a prenuptial agreement prior to getting married. A prenuptial agreement can be a tool that allows partners to set expectations for the marriage and guidance for the divorce. In many cases, it is used to protect income or property in some way. 

Probable cause: a critically important criminal law standard

Most adult Americans have seen their fair share of crime-based television shows involving conduct within police precincts and out on the street as law enforcement officials go about their jobs. Such shows also frequently delve into the conduct of and interactions among defense attorneys, prosecutors and judges.

Are changes coming to Roman Catholicism in key family law areas?

Although there is of course no way of knowing exactly how many people in Arkansas identify with the Roman Catholic faith, a safe answer would seem to be that a fair number of people within the state do have some link -- whether intimate or a somewhat looser connection -- with the Catholic Church.

Sex-crime charge: serious matter requiring thorough investigation

Celebrity-tinged media stories often offer up nothing more than voyeuristic glimpses into lives that millions of people simply find fascinating. They are often mere tabloid fodder that conveys little, if anything , of substance, merely presenting provocative -- and frequently banal -- information that is intended to do nothing more than drive sales at checkout counters.

Supreme Court sidesteps same-sex marriage appeals with rejection

A Supreme Court response to multiple states' appeals of overturned gay marriage bans was announced earlier this week, and it did indeed provide guidance long sought by millions of people across the country ... sort of.

Perception of divorce shouldn't stop you from filing

Divorce has a less than favorable reputation. It is inherently looked at in a negative light, as people who hear about a divorce often think or reply with "oh, I'm so sorry to hear about that!" or "gosh, that's a shame, that's too bad." While there's no reason to believe these sentiments aren't genuine, the mere fact that this is the immediate reaction to a divorce reveals the negativity associated with it.

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