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March 2015 Archives

Sickness could increase divorce rate for some age groups

Most traditional wedding vows include a promise about remaining together "in sickness and in health," with a relationship expected to end only in the event of death. However, over the course of the years, many people in Mississippi come to realize that a marriage is no longer functioning or healthy and choose to seek a divorce. A recent study apparently shows that the risk of divorce is higher for men and women after the age of 51 if the wife becomes ill.

Court upholds settlement in former Dodgers owner's divorce

For many people in Mississippi, the decision to file for divorce is a difficult one that comes only after a great deal of reflection and consideration. Once the decision is made, some couples may have valuable assets to divide. The negotiations surrounding the division of these assets could last for an extended period of time and result in multiple court hearings. In a recent case, an out-of-state appeals court has recently ruled to uphold a previous ruling regarding former Dodger's owner Frank McCourt's divorce settlement.