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Raleigh Divorce Blog

U.S. males may not pursue spousal support from ex-wives due to gender roles

According to the National Census, of the 400,000 people in the United States receiving post-divorce financial assistance, only 3% of them are males and the rest are females. However, 40% of households are headed by women who make the majority of the household income. What could possibly be the cause for this disparity? The author of Divorcing […]

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Angie Harmon and Jason Sehorn to divorce

After being married to each other for 13 long years, 42-year-old Hollywood television and film actress Angie Harmon and 43-year-old former cornerback for the National Football League Jason Heath Sehorn announced on November 3 that they have reached an “amicable separation,” BreatheCast reported. Because of their conflicting work schedules across the country, their relationship was put […]

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Father of Fantasia Barrino’s baby filed for custody

Thirty-year-old R&B singer Fantasia Barrino’s ex-boyfriend, Brandel Shouse, recently filed for full custody of their 13-year-old daughter Zion, according to a report from one of the celebrity’s representatives. The child custody, visitation, and child support lawsuit was filed in Mecklenburg, North Carolina. The statement said that Shouse has had limited contact with Zion over the […]

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First increase in foster care children in seven years

According to records from the Department of Health and Human Services, the number of children in the United States residing in foster homes increased slightly in 2013 after a seven-year decline, The Associated Press reported on September 29. According to HHS’s annual report, there are 403,378 children in the U.S. foster care system–higher than 2012’s 397,000. […]

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Bigamist arrested in McDowell County

McDowell County police deputies in North Carolina have arrested and charged 33-year-old Old Fort resident Tia Chappell with bigamy and perjury on Monday, September 8. Chappell swore to court officials on June 1 that it was her first time to marry, however, investigators were able to glean information that she had been married twice before, […]

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Neil Young files divorce petition from wife, Pegi

Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young has filed a petition for dissolution of marriage in his hometown of San Mateo, California from his wife of 36 years, Pegi. According to data obtained by Rolling Stone Magazine on Tuesday, August 26, the “Heart of Gold” singer petitioned for divorce on July 29, 2014. Pegi, who also has her own musical […]

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Actors David Duchovny, Tea Leoni formalize divorce

David Duchovny, popular for his role in The X-Files, and actress Tea Leoni have finalized their divorce after a 17-year marriage and three years of separation, Latin Post reported on August 10. According to People, the couple married in 1997 and first separated in 2008 when Duchovny sought therapy for sex addiction. In 2011, the […]

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Couple incites online anger after post advertising for adoption

Jackson County residents Coy and Shelbi Gunther posted a Facebook status asking the public if there were any unwanted babies they could adopt, the Sylva Herald reported on July 29. This resulted in a backlash for the couple, as people commented with insults and outrage. The post offended the public, who generally thought the couple should have pursued adoption […]

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Custody dispute ends, great-uncle adopts toddler

A custody battle involving the foster parents and extended biological relatives of a 2 1/2-year-old girl has ended, and her great-uncle will adopt her, The Wichita Eagle reported on July 13. Sedgwick County juvenile court Judge Robb Rumsey ruled in January that the toddler could not live with her great-grandmother in South Carolina as an adopted […]

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Former Knicks point guard Raymond Felton to finalize divorce

Thirty-year-old ex-New York Knicks basketball point guard Raymond Felton, who was traded to the Dallas Mavericks late last month, recently put the finishing touches on a divorce agreement with his 26-year-old wife Ariane Raymondo-Felton, the New York Daily News reported on July 3. The divorce deal was outlined and agreed upon in the Manhattan Supreme Court, but the couple did not make […]

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