Not all co-parents' battles involve yelling, swearing, insults and turning the kids against their other parent. Passive-aggressive behavior, however, can be just as damaging to the co-parenting relationship -- and ultimately to your kids -- as regular fighting.
If you own shares of Amazon stock or are of one the thousands of Texans who work for Amazon, you likely heard the news of Jeff Bezos' split from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie, with at least some amount of concern. It's too soon to know, however, what impact the couple's impending divorce will have on the empire he's built.
In a divorce, the most important thing is the well-being of your kids. You love them more than anything in the world, and all you want is a fair custody settlement. But how can you make sure that a judge will see it that way?
Part of getting a divorce is determining how you're going to pay for your debts and necessities while going through the process. People who don't think ahead to save or to have available credit for a period of time may find it difficult to stay afloat, as their joint accounts may be locked down until the divorce settlement is finalized.
From a nuts and bolts perspective, a prenuptial agreement makes a lot of sense. From the traditional view of love and marriage -- that implies your marriage partner is "until death do us part" -- these agreements go against religious concept of "holy matrimony."
When you and your spouse got married, you didn't draw up a prenuptial agreement. Perhaps you were both young adults struggling to make ends meet and pay off student loans. Maybe neither one of you wanted to broach the subject.
Paternity fraud occurs when a woman claims a man is her child's biological father or allows him to be presumed to be the father when she either knows or suspects that he isn't.