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Curt Johnson officially divorced

Caledonia, Wisconsin resident Curt Johnson, 61, is now officially divorced from his wife, Tracie Stier-Johnson, 47. The development took place in late October in Racine County Court. The heir of the Johnson family has recently made national headlines for various sexual crime convictions. The pair filed their divorce petition jointly on April 20, 2016, on grounds […]

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How to keep your argument from being the one that leads to divorce

It is a good idea to stop viewing an argument as a contest that you have to win. Instead, you should “be able to view an issue as one that you are jointly solving” because doing so “creates feelings of connection and teamwork,” says San Antonio couples therapist Amy Kipp. It is also a good idea […]

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Grandmother shoots herself in the foot after losing custody fight

North Carolina grandmother Sheila Marie Nougier, 42, who lost custody of her two-year-old grandchild, opened fire in a Walmart parking lot last October 22 at approximately 3 p.m. According to a report from Fox 8, a judge turned over custody of the child from Nougier to the child’s father earlier that day. The father then […]

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Firms advocating for fathers in child custody cases increasing

In general, America sees a pattern of women receiving better deals in custody battles than their estranged spouses. There are many cases of a judge presiding over a child custody litigation found in favor of the mother because our society still views women as the natural caretakers of children. In recent years, the emergence of law […]

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Does farming lower the rate of divorce?

According to sociological statistics, before the Farm Crisis of the 1980’s, the divorce rate among American couples who work in the farming industry was lower than the divorce rate among other American couples. This fact is an exemplary feat, considering around 40% of American marriages end in divorce. Data from the National Vital Statistics System showed the […]

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Jolie and Pitt's relationship beginning and ending in film

Forty-year-one-old actress Angelina Jolie Pitt and 52-year-old actor Brad Pitt came together after tequila and dancing in Bogota and said goodbye on a French seaside, drinking wine and spilling tears. The set of the 2005 action film Mr. &. Mrs. Smith is where the Pitts first met and fell in love, despite Brad’s marriage to 47-year-old […]

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Under One Sky Village Foundation's Journey Camp

18-year-old Hendersonville, North Carolina resident Farrah Gillie said she had short-term foster family placements before she was lodged in a group home, and was assigned to four more families after that before she was formally adopted at the age of 17. To give back to other youth who are currently going through similar experiences, she spends her time […]

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie say divorce reports are just rumors

Fifty-two-year-old actor and producer Brad Pitt and 41-year-old actress Angelina Jolie Pitt claim they are staying committed to their marriage, dispelling earlier divorce rumors. The pair recently celebrated their second anniversary at a hotel in Beverly Hills in Los Angeles amid reports in the media that everything is not smooth sailing between the couple. Pitt and […]

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Raleigh police take custody of kindergartner

The Raleigh Police Department in Wake County, North Carolina are conducting a search for the parents of a kindergartner from Durant Road Elementary School who was not picked up at the bus stop after school let out at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23. Police officers took the child into custody when by 7:30 p.m. there was still […]

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No-conflict divorce turned bad over guardianship

In May 2013, Florida resident, Cindy Hausburg, who is now 59, filed for divorce from her husband. After having already been separated for two years, both Hausburg and her former husband expected the process to be rather smooth regarding their friendly platonic relationship. However, over the next two years, Hausburg found herself stripped of almost […]

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