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Same-sex marriage is one matter, while divorce can be another

Divorce is an uncomfortable topic in most Californians' books. This notion hits especially close to home for couples unclear on state laws surrounding divorce altogether. For heterosexual couples, challenges in the divorce process usually see some level of clarity after mediation or court hearings. However, while same-sex couples can finally legally marry, aspects of divorce can send them into stressful gray areas.

Man loses latest battle against rabbinical court

Few in Los Angeles likely ever anticipate that their child custody disputes can become major international news stories. Yet the potential for that may be there whenever a divorced parent has ties to another country. His or her line of thinking may be that if he or she can escape from his or her local jursidiction, a court in whatever location he or she flees to will assum ownership of a case. That may or may not happen depending on the circustances of one's individual case, yet what is guaranteed is that disputes involving issues such as this are going to take a while to resolve due to the complexity of the issues involved. 

How should you deal with a Disneyland dad?

There is a myth that exists out there that perfect parents both agree on the exact same styles of parenting. The truth is that in most households in Los Angeles, you will find that each parent's ideas tend to differ (at least slightly). In fact, study information shared by shows that as many as 90 percent of parents actually argue more after having kids. If parenting differences were a factor in the dissolution of your marriage, you may see them begin to differ even more once you are divorced. 

Understanding same-sex divorce in california

No matter what kind of light one casts over divorce, the effects that can follow are often difficult. It can take months -- and even years -- to get life back to normal. For same-sex couples, this process can prove all the more frustrating, especially since different divorce laws apply depending on the state. Although the nation is slowly progressing with these laws, divorcing from a same-sex marriage in California can have its rocky ups and downs. 


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