To fans of the television talk show The View, co-host Sherri Shepherd is best known for providing comedic relief. More recently, however, the actress and comedian is facing divorce and child custody disputes that are no laughing matter.
If you were one of the many people who accepted a marriage proposal during the holiday season, chances are that you will also be asked about your feelings about a prenuptial agreement. After all, with the divorce rate still hovering at about 50 percent, you probably know someone who is a marriage skeptic. Chances are that he or she will be warning you about your soon-to-be spouse’s shortcomings that will likely lead to your divorce.
For some people, the specter of divorce is enough to keep them up all night. After all, no one waits for the discovery disputes, court hearings and financial discord with bated breath. And this is before all of the emotional toil that comes with a crumbling relationship. For these reasons, some people may see divorce as a death sentence.
NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France has had more than his share of divorce drama. After marrying and divorcing his ex-wife, Megan, twice between 2001 and 2008, the case was reopened when Megan claimed that Brian was not following what was agreed to in their 2008 separation agreement.
According to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, divorce may have a stronger effect on the parent-child relationship if the divorce occurred when the child was younger as opposed to older. The researchers concluded that a divorce during the first few years of a child's life can have negative effects on the relationship the child has with his or her parents as an adult.
We have all heard that divorce can be very expensive, but it doesn't always have to be that way. In fact, there are many money-saving techniques that can help cut costs during the divorce process, as a recent article from Fox Business explained. First, the article said that it is important to establish a divorce budget and stick to it. This will help prevent costs from getting out of hand when your emotions are running on high.