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May 2014 Archives

Wehby divorce: individuals can seek protection from ex-spouses

Although divorce is often the best solution for couples who have significant and irreconcilable differences, in certain isolated cases, some divorced couples may experience continued friction even after the divorce is finalized. A notable Oregon politician has recently been accused of continually harassing her ex-husband, even though their divorce in 2007. Some of her ex-husband’s complaints have involved physical violence while others have centered around child custody.

Older women more likely to divorce after serious illness

Although many couples are now writing their own vows, there are still plenty of couples that recite "in sickness and in health" when marrying their spouse. Those words might not be so true for couples in Oregon and elsewhere after all. A recent study found that when a wife falls ill, the marriage is more likely to end in divorce.