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Blog Posts in April, 2019

  • How Domestic Abusers are Using Smart Home Tech to Cause Harm

    Smart home devices have given many Americans their first dip into the technology of the future we once thought was only going to happen in sci-fi stories. Today, you can have your Amazon Echo device order you pizza, you can have your thermostat adjust itself based on how many people are home, and you can even lock and unlock your front door from your smartphone. While all of these devices are ...
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  • Who Keeps Fido? Examining California’s New Pet Custody Law

    At the beginning of 2019, California updated its laws regarding pet ownership – or pet custody – in a messy divorce . Before the legal update, the court saw pets like property, falling under either separate or community property rules just like a car, television, or dining room set. Now, a judge’s discretion gets final say in who gets to keep Fido and Fluffy after a divorce concludes, assuming the ...
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  • Divorce Rates are Down – Find Out Why

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracks all sorts of things related to the physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of Americans. Did you know this also includes marriage and divorce rates in 44 states? According to the CDC’s data based on 2016, which is the most recent complete year of data available, divorce rates are dropping. From 2008 to 2016, the divorce rate has ...
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  • Divorcing as a Business Owner? Read This

    Business owners and entrepreneurs rely on their business investments and ventures for income. Many even tie the success of their business to their own personal identity. When married, though, half of the business may technically become the property of the other spouse, which also means this same split can come up in divorce . Keeping Control of Your Business in Divorce If you want to keep control ...
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