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Social media is the reason behind many divorces, survey finds

There are various factors that can contribute to the end of a marriage. While some of those factors have existed for years, new factors have also been added over time. For example, social media did not exist until a few years ago. However, according to recent news reports, a survey conducted by Censuswide has revealed that the reason behind every one in seven divorces is somehow related to social media.

Handling finances after divorce and shortly before retirement

As any Illinois resident that has been through it knows, the end of a marriage not only can arouse strong emotions such as anger but also turn finances upside down and make the financial future cloudy at best. In fact, the financial consequences of divorce can last the rest of both former spouses' lives. And, apart from drafting a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement that can limit the financial damage, there is little a couple can do to prepare for finances after divorce, even if both spouses decide to part in the most amicable way possible.

Divorcing wife wants $1 million per month from hedge-fund husband

As any Illinois resident who has been through the end of a marriage knows, the process can be difficult and emotionally challenging. For couples with considerable wealth, however, a divorce can become even more complicated when it comes to resolving finances, including spousal and child support as well as asset and property division.

Billionaire couple's divorce takes interesting turn

Many Lake County, Illinois, residents know that the end of a marriage brings with it many challenges. Child custody, property division and child support are only some of the complicated matters that couples have to deal with and resolve. Things can become even more complicated when the couple is in the public eye all of the time.

Some notes on laws related to divorce in Illinois

All U.S. states have their own divorce laws. In Illinois, couples must reside in the state for three months before they can apply for divorce. However, couples need not wait for any specific period before finalizing divorce. When there is an irrevocable breakdown of marriage, Illinois couples may apply for a "no-fault" divorce. A no-fault divorce is a commonality in Illinois. In a no-fault divorce, neither spouse needs to prove fault to the other. Essentially, they are just saying that they do not get along.

Michael Moore divorces wife Kathleen Glynn

Contrary to popular assumptions, not all Hollywood weddings end prematurely. Lake County, Illinois, residents understand many celebrity marriages last years or even decades. Such is the case in a recent celebrity divorce, when Michael Moore and Kathleen Glynn decided to end their marriage. Moore filed for divorce in June of 2013, Michigan's Antrim County, where the couple shared a lakefront home.

First lesbian alderman from Chicago announces her divorce

Many Lake County, Illinois residents would probably agree that the end of a marriage presents both spouses with a unique set of challenges. Property division, child custody, child support and spousal support are some of the extremely complicated issues that couples have to address at the time of separation. Things can get more complicated when the couple is always in the limelight for a number of reasons.

Melanie Griffith files for divorce from Antonio Banderas

Illinoisans, in general, and Lake County residents, specifically, are aware that not all Hollywood marriages are short-lived. There are times when a couple decides to end their marriage after living together for a long time. That was the case with a celebrity divorce.

Richard Marx and Cynthia Rhodes announce divorce

Residents of Illinois know that even though Hollywood sees its fair share of short-lived marriages, not all cases of celebrity divorce are flashes in the pan. Sometimes, much like many other divorces, a couple decides to end a marriage many years after their big day. This is the case of a recent high-profile divorce from a Lake Bluff, Ill. couple.

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