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Falling marriage rates linked to economic downturn

A recent study from America has claimed that the decline in marriage and childbirth rates has contributed to the economic downturn in many of the world's wealthiest nations.

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Materialistic couples have more problems

Materialistic couples are less likely to have a happy and stable marriage, according to new research from Brigham Young University (BYU).

 

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Referendum call for same sex marriage proposals

A Christian charity has spoken out against the proposals contained in the Scottish Government's consultation on same sex marriage.

 

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People unprepared for financial impact of divorce

A recent study in Canada set out to gauge people’s thoughts on the impact of divorce, and found that many people underestimate the financial considerations and impact of divorce.

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Rise in the number of women requesting prenups

Family law solicitors in the UK have seen a rise in the number of women initiating requests for prenuptial agreements, according to a recent survey.

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Temporary marriage licenses under consideration

Politicians in Mexico City have put forward proposals which, if implemented, will mean unhappy marriages can come to an end without the need for divorce, reports the Guardian.

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Economy complicates divorce and child custody

A recent survey has found that the weak U.S. economy is creating difficulties for couples seeking a divorce, and parents trying to abide by child custody arrangements. 

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Self-compassion is the key to surviving divorce

A recent study in America has looked into what characteristics allow some people to cope with the emotional strain of a divorce better than others.

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Government urged to reconsider child maintenance reforms

Results from a recent survey have revealed that 46% of single parents currently using the Child Support Agency (CSA) to access child maintenance payments could not afford to pay the fees proposed to access the new child maintenance service.

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No prenuptial agreement for Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney and his fiancée Nancy Shevell will not be signing a prenuptial agreement ahead of their impending wedding, reports the Daily Mail.

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Love letters to combat divorce

A joint initiative has been launched by Beijing's Civil Affairs Bureau and China's post office to try and reduce the rising number of divorces in the country, reports the Telegraph.

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Overweight children may be taken from parents

A couple from Dundee are facing the possibility of permanently losing four of their seven children, after concerns were raised about the children's weight levels, reports the Telegraph.

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SCRA introduces new support material for children

The Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (SCRA) has launched a new suite of information materials for children and young people attending Hearings. 

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Government consults on same sex marriage

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on same sex marriage and religious ceremonies for civil partnerships in Scotland.

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'Growing apart' the most common reason for divorce

According to data from Grant Thornton's 2011 Matrimonial Survey, growing apart was the most common reason given by respondents to explain why couples got divorced.

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Power of Attorney Solicitor- Family Law Aberdeen

A Power of Attorney allows another person to look after your interests and welfare in the event that you become unable to do so yourself. A relative or trusted person is usually chosen by most people to safeguard their interests.The document is called a 'Deed of Power of Attorney' and our Aberdeen family lawyers can help you through the entire process.

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Kim Kardashian signs prenuptial agreement

American celebrity Kim Kardashian and her new husband have signed a prenuptial agreement in order to protect their assets in the event of a divorce, reports the LA Times.

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Weight gain affected by marriage and divorce

Research from America has found that getting married or divorced can have a dramatic impact on an individual's body weight, especially for those aged over 30.

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Sperm donor has no parental rights

A court in Australia has ruled that a sperm donor is not entitled to have his name on the birth certificate of the child conceived with his sperm, reports the BBC.

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Formula 1 heiress signs pre-nuptial agreement

The daughter of Formula 1 billionaire Bernie Ecclestone, Petra, has signed a pre-nuptial agreement with her fiancé, reports the Daily Mail. She is due to be married in Rome later this year.

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