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New York judge sets aside prenup

The decision of a court in Brooklyn to cast aside a couple’s prenuptial agreement has taken family lawyers in New York by surprise, reports the New York Post.

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Would you sign a prenup?

Many people might think that prenuptial agreements are only of relevance to very wealthy couples with valuable assets to argue over.

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Relationship anxiety is bad for your health

A recent study from Ohio State University has found that concerns and anxieties about one’s close relationships appear to function as a chronic stressor that can compromise immunity.

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Four in five parents now paying for their children

Recent figures from the Department for Work and Pensions have shown that the vast majority of parents who use the Child Support Agency (CSA) are now paying for their children.

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Single baby boomers return to the dating scene

A majority of single baby boomers say they are interested in dating and finding companionship later in life, according to Del Webb Baby Boomer Survey data.

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Drinking habits affect likelihood of divorce

A recent study from Norway has found a link between a couple’s pattern of alcohol use and the likelihood of divorce.

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Too many children waiting for adoption

One of the UK’s main children’s charities has highlighted the sad fact that too many children are being passed over for adoption because of individual personal characteristics, such as their age, ethnicity, disability or because they have siblings.

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Tackling domestic violence in Tayside

An operation ran by Tayside Police to crack down on domestic violence over the festive period saw a reduction in the number of incidents of domestic abuse.

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Today's 'unconventional' families were the Victorian norm

The prevalence of single-parent households and ‘boomerang’ children may seem like a modern phenomenon, but new research has revealed that these ‘unconventional’ households are actually deep-rooted in British history.

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Prenuptial agreement for Katie Price’s third husband

Newly married Katie Price was insistent that her new husband, builder Kieran Hayler, sign a prenuptial agreement before the couple wed, reports the Daily Mail.

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Man misled over paternity

A man has been awarded damages of £25,000 after being tricked by his ex-wife into believing that he was the father of her two children, reports the Daily Mail.

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Marriage is beneficial for same-sex couples

Psychological distress is lower among lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals who are legally married to a person of the same sex, compared with those not in legally recognised unions, according to a new study from the UCLA Williams Institute.

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Same sex marriage

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on a draft Bill to allow same sex marriage in Scotland. The plans have received cross party support in the Scottish Parliament.

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Forced marriage

A second Protection Order has been issued in Scotland to protect a victim of forced marriage.

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Festive crackdown on domestic violence

Police forces throughout Scotland have launched a two month initiative to help reduce the incidence of domestic violence across the country.

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Prenup to ensure custody of dogs

Singer and actress Miley Cyrus is reportedly keen to have a prenuptial agreement signed before she marries her fiancé, the actor Liam Hemsworth, reports Hollywood Life.

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Increasing range of post-divorce parenting arrangement

A recent study in Australia has found that modern parenting schedules post-divorce show a greater sharing of parental responsibilities and richer paternal involvement than previously evident.

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American households are getting older

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the percentage of households headed by older adults has grown significantly over the last half century.

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Fifteenth country signs up to international couples Regulation

Lithuania is the 15th EU Member State to sign up to enhanced cooperation rules to help international couples.

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Government consults on reducing child poverty

The Government has launched a consultation over the best way to measure child poverty to reflect the reality in the UK today.

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