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May 28, 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...

Feb 12, 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...

Oct 16, 2013, 12:51 ET

Increase Of Prenuptial Agreements Reflects Improving Economy And Real Estate Market

 A clear majority of 63% of divorce attorneys cited an increase in prenuptial agreements during the past three years in a recent survey of...

Jun 26, 2013, 12:19 ET

American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers Statement On Supreme Court's Repeal Of DOMA

 In response to today's Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers has issued the...

Jun 11, 2013, 12:24 ET

Divorce Increasing Among Baby Boomers

 It appears that the Baby Boom Generation could be starting a revolution in divorce court.  Overall, 61% of the nation's top divorce...

Feb 11, 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...

Sep 10, 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...

May 08, 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...

Feb 08, 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. ...

Sep 26, 2011, 11:40 ET

Struggling Economy Complicates Divorce and Child Custody Cases says Survey

The weak U.S. economy is creating difficulties for couples seeking a divorce and parents trying to abide by child custody arrangements.  An...

Feb 09, 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...

Sep 22, 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...

May 05, 2010, 11:09 ET

Survey Finds Parents Asking Divorce Lawyers: 'What Should We Tell The Children?'

As Mother's Day and Father's Day approach, a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) finds more and more separating and...

Feb 10, 2010, 12:19 ET

Big Surge in Social Networking Evidence Says Survey of Nation's Top Divorce Lawyers

If your status is separated or going through a divorce, you might want to stay off Facebook.  An overwhelming 81% of the nation's top divorce...

Oct 28, 2009, 10:00 ET

Divorce Filings Have Dropped in the Recession Reveals Survey of Top Matrimonial Lawyers

The economy appears to be downsizing the frequency of divorce cases, along with jobs and salaries. More than half of the respondents to the latest...

Apr 28, 2009, 10:39 ET

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Offers Statement on Goldman Child Custody Case

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), an organization comprised of the nation's top 1,600 matrimonial attorneys, has released a...

Mar 31, 2009, 10:43 ET

Rising Unemployment Creating More Work for Divorce Lawyers

Big Spike in Child Support and Alimony Modifications According to Latest Survey of Nation's Top Attorneys As the recession continues to deepen...

Nov 17, 2008, 10:47 ET

Divorces Drop in Economic Downturn Say Nation's Top Divorce Lawyers

An increased risk of going through the emotional and financial pain of a divorce is apparently one less thing people have to worry about as the...

Apr 21, 2008, 01:00 ET

Married Browsers Beware: Top Divorce Lawyers Note Soaring Use of Internet and Spyware Evidence

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- An overwhelming 79% of the nation's top divorce attorneys reported an increase in the frequency of Internet...

Feb 06, 2008, 00:00 ET

Nation's Top Divorce Lawyers Note Dramatic Rise in Electronic Evidence

CHICAGO, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A resounding 88% of the nation's top divorce attorneys say they have seen an increase in the number of cases...