Traditionally, men have paid their ex-wives alimony, but now it can work both ways. The increasing number of women who are the principle income earners and husbands who stay home in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, have changed the landscape of divorce. More women must pay alimony and many of them aren't happy about it. This is leading to many family law issues.
When a married couple splits, the separation may be the start of a long and complex split of a business partnership that has legal and financial implications. Many experts agree that a divorce is not just an emotional split but it is also a financial one.
As the debate over same-sex marriage continues to heat up on the national stage, a group of bipartisan congressmen recently held a press conference in support of the reintroduction of a bill in support of providing more federal protections for same-sex couples. The bill is hoping to provide much clearer adoption rights for same-sex couples looking to have children.
This is an age where acceptance of culture, race, religion, and gender preference is becoming the norm. In fact, Wheat Ridge, Colorado residents witnessed family law history when the first civil union was celebrated on May 1.
The case of an adopted American Indian child who was returned to her biological father has reached the nation's highest court and may interest Colorado residents. The dispute pits a father's rights, as well as his heritage, against the rights of the adoptive parents, who wish only what they believe is in the best interest of the child.