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13 Feb, 2017, 10:37 ET Pet Custody Disputes Are Getting Leashed Say Nation's Top Matrimonial Lawyers

As far as divorce is concerned, it looks like Fido is increasingly being left out in the doghouse. According to the most recent survey of the...


28 Oct, 2016, 10:32 ET Prenuptial Agreements On The Rise Finds Survey

The millennial generation might become synonymous with selfies, social media, and prenups. According to a recent survey of the American Academy of...


03 Aug, 2016, 11:30 ET More Baby Boomer Marriages Going Bust

 It appears that "gray divorce" could be turning into an evergreen trend.  According to a recent survey of American Academy of Matrimonial...


11 Feb, 2016, 11:06 ET Legal Disputes Increasing Between Couples Who Live Together

 Cohabitating couples are splitting up with the help of lawyers in a growing number of relationships.  According to 45% of members in a...


28 Oct, 2015, 11:23 ET Big Increase In Spouses Seeking Postnuptial Agreements

Half of divorce attorneys cited an increase in spouses seeking postnuptial agreements during the past three years, in a recent survey of American...


28 May, 2014, 12:18 ET Big Rise In Same-Sex Couples Seeking Legal Advice

 Since the Supreme Court decision on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) last year, 36% of the attorneys responding to a recent survey of the...


12 Feb, 2014, 12:36 ET Pet Custody Disputes On The Rise Find Nation's Top Matrimonial Lawyers

More than a quarter of the respondents to a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) have noted an increase in pet...


11 Feb, 2013, 12:54 ET Dating Websites Providing More Divorce Evidence Says Survey

 If you are married, separated, or going through a divorce, you might want to make sure to fill out your online dating profiles as accurately...


10 Sep, 2012, 13:28 ET Postnuptial Agreements On The Rise Says Survey Of Nation's Top Divorce Lawyers

 More than half of divorce attorneys at 51% cited an increase in postnuptial agreements during the past three years in a recent poll of...


08 May, 2012, 12:03 ET More Women Paying Child Support And Alimony

 This Mother's Day, it appears that an increasing number of moms will be setting aside time to sign child support and alimony...


08 Feb, 2012, 11:49 ET Lawyers Finding Divorce App in Smart Phones

 People are using their smart phones for almost everything these days and the evidence is now following them into divorce court. ...


09 Feb, 2011, 13:44 ET More Couples Who Live Together Are Breaking Up in a Courtroom

Almost half of divorce attorneys have noted a spike in the number of courts battles between couples who had previously lived together according a...


22 Sep, 2010, 12:07 ET Big Rise in Prenuptial Agreements Says Survey of Nation's Top Divorce Lawyers

An overwhelming 73% of divorce attorneys cited an increase in prenuptial agreements during the past five years in a recent poll of American Academy...


25 Sep, 2007, 01:00 ET Nation's Leading Divorce Lawyers Finding More Cases Settled Before Trial

CHICAGO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of the respondents to a recent poll of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer (AAML) members cited...


05 Jun, 2007, 01:00 ET Battles Over Children in Divorces Increasing Say Nation's Top Matrimonial Lawyers

CHICAGO, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- An overwhelming 75% of America's top divorce attorneys say that divorces are more contentious when children are...


31 Jan, 2007, 00:00 ET America's Top Divorce Lawyers Cite Postnuptial Agreements as Growing Trend

CHICAGO, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent poll of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer (AAML) members, 49% of the divorce attorneys cited...


08 Sep, 2005, 01:00 ET Divorce Lawyers Protect Children with Parenting Plan

CHICAGO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers has developed and released a Model Parenting Plan that divorcing...


21 Apr, 2005, 01:00 ET American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Applauds Connecticut Approval of Same-Sex Unions

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers applauds Connecticut's passage of their civil union legislation...


10 Nov, 2004, 00:00 ET American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Approves Resolutions Supporting Same-Sex Marriages

CHICAGO, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the nation's top 1,600 divorce and matrimonial law attorneys, has...


13 Jul, 2004, 01:00 ET American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Supports Same-Sex Marriages, Rights of Same-Sex Couples

CHICAGO, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost two-thirds of the nation's top divorce lawyers support same-sex marriage, while more than 80 percent...


07 Nov, 2003, 00:00 ET Alternative Dispute Resolution Plays Growing Role in Many Divorces, but Still Less Than 50 Percent of Their Practices, Say Nation's Top Divorce Attorneys; More Public Education Needed

CHICAGO, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), including arbitration, mediation and a relatively new phenomenon...


05 Nov, 2003, 00:00 ET Use of Prenuptial Agreements to Protect Assets Growing; More Second and Third Marriages, Greater Awareness Cited, According to American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

CHICAGO, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80 percent of divorce attorneys meeting here say the use of prenuptial agreements to protect marital...


31 Jul, 2002, 01:00 ET Intercepting E-Mails to Catch Spouses Cheating May Be Breaking the Law, Warn Nation's Top Divorce Attorneys

CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- People who intercept e-mails to catch their spouses cheating over the Internet in many cases are violating...


23 Oct, 2001, 01:00 ET Changing American Family to be Highlighted at Annual Meeting of Matrimonial Attorneys; Cloning Expert Featured

CHICAGO, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Panos Zavos, a fertility expert who has announced his intention to clone human beings, will be a featured...


11 Sep, 2001, 01:00 ET Changing American Family to Be Highlighted at Annual Meeting of Matrimonial Attorneys; Cloning Expert Featured

CHICAGO, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Panos Zavos, a fertility expert who has announced his intention to clone human beings, will be a featured...