Tag Archives: costs

Divorce Insurance

Divorce sucks. It is a catastrophe in the lives of millions. It’s like having a fire rip through your home. The difference between a fire and a divorce is that you have always been able to get insurance to help recover from the economic loss. Now that’s changed!  James Gross who writes for the Maryland … Continue Reading

Ten Reasons a Pre-Nuptial Agreement May Be Unenforceable

Dick Price, in his recent blog, lists ten reasons why a pre-nuptial agreement might not be enforceable. He quotes Stephen Worrall from his blog. An "unenforceable" agreement means it’s not worth the paper it’s written on! The courts will not enforce the terms of the agreement. You should use the agreement to start a fire … Continue Reading

Suing for Pain and Suffering in a Separation

Damages for pain and suffering were awarded in  a recent case called McLean v. Danicic and McDermott. Yes "pain and suffering". She was awarded $15,000.00. Do you know any divorce or separation that did not involve a lot of pain and suffering? Does that mean everyone will be able to sue for damages? The simple … Continue Reading

Victim of Assault Pays Spousal Support

"Doctor Must Support Abusive Husband" is the headline in the Globe and Mail newspaper, on September 23, 2009. I am sure many people were outraged at the judge who made this decision. In reality, I would be outraged if I was the female doctor whose husband was convicted of assaulting me and now I  had to pay him … Continue Reading
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