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Grounds for Alimony Termination

Indefinite alimony still exists, but is less common than it used to be. Many alimony awards are now given for a specific period of time. Regardless of whether the alimony is indefinite or for a fixed term, the obligation or … Continue reading

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Grounds for Divorce in California

What are the legal grounds for divorce in California? Not every marriage results in the happily ever after that couples so hoped of achieving. In fact, the current divorce rate in this  country sits at somewhere between 40 and 50%. … Continue reading

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What Are the Grounds for Annulment in Illinois?

When an individual is unhappy with his or her marriage, the obvious solution is for him or her to file for divorce. In some cases, the individual has another option: annulment. An annulment is different from a divorce in that … Continue reading

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Facebook postings grounds for dismissal of police officer, but delay in City's response warrants backpay

Arbitrator Eric Landauer has found that the City of West Linn, Oregon was justified in terminating a police officer because his Facebook posts contained "what reasonably could be viewed as racist comments." Arbitrator Landauer's award can be found here.He rejected the Union's … Continue reading

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Transfer Motions in California Divorce Proceedings Filed in the Middle of the Case for a Party's Convenience (or on Other Grounds) Cannot be Granted

Dear Reader: I apologize for not providing updated materials on new and interesting topics involving California divorce for many moons, on our Enlightened Divorce Blog™. I've just been too preoccupied with the daily grind. But once in awhile something tweaks … Continue reading

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