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Wife of athlete Addison Russell files for divorce

Some would likely argue that baseball is one of America's favorite pastimes. Because of the sport's popularity, players and their wives often receive a great deal of scrutiny of their lives from people in New Hampshire and across the country. As a result, a recent instagram post by Melisa Reidy-Russell, accusing her husband and baseball player Addison Russell of infidelity, received some attention. She has since filed for divorce.

Spousal support ruling issued in Mary J. Blige's divorce

Most every married couple would admit that being married is hard work. Even couples who seem to have relatively stable relationships sometimes experience hardships that they are unable to overcome. Unfortunately, couples who are in the spotlight often face more stresses than the typical couple in New Hampshire. Additionally, when there are a great deal of assets involved that must be divided in the event of a divorce, the proceedings can quickly become more complicated.

Financial issues to consider in a divorce

A large number of people in New Hampshire make a plan for the future that often includes saving money to live on during retirement. Unfortunately, many people do not plan for a divorce. As a result, approximately 64 percent of survey respondents indicated that the end of their marriage caused a financial crisis. Because many people who choose such a course do so because it is in the best interest of their overall well-being, the financial risk is likely worth it. Fortunately, there are several steps to help prevent the crisis these respondents described.

Husband of Olympian Michelle Kwan seeks divorce

The end of a marriage typically has some degree of hardships. However, many couples in New Hampshire are able to work together to come to an amicable divorce settlement. Unfortunately, that is not always the case, and additional stress may be felt if the couple has achieved some degree of fame as the media is often eager to report details of the split.

False information can lead to divorce

Often, as soon as a couple in New Hampshire announces their intention to marry, their well-meaning loved ones and friends take it upon themselves to provide advice about how to have a successful marriage. Unfortunately, all couples are unique and require different things. Sometimes, the changes that occur as two people navigate life leave them incompatible, meaning the decision to divorce may have nothing to do with the effort a couple puts into their relationship.

Surprising reasons for divorce

The average person in New Hampshire likely knows someone who has made the decision to end a marriage. When most people think of the reasons for a divorce, they probably think there were major issues in the marriage, such as adultery or drug addiction. However, there are seemingly minor issues that are often overlooked that could ultimately damage a relationship.

What is a postnuptial agreement's role in divorce proceedings?

For thousands of years, families have negotiated a trade of land and other assets prior to a couple's marriage. In the past, families were ultimately deciding what would happen upon the death of one of the spouses. However, within the last few decades, many couples have agreed to a prenuptial agreement that details what will happen in the event a marriage ends due to divorce. There is another tool available to help ease the end of a marriage for couples in New Hampshire and elsewhere -- a postnuptial agreement.

When is alimony awarded in a New Hampshire divorce?

When a couple in New Hampshire decide to end their marriage, there are multiple decisions that must be made. One of the decisions is in regard to whether alimony, or spousal support, will be paid and in what amount. There are several factors that are considered when a court makes such a determination as part of divorce proceedings.

Easing the stress of a New Hampshire divorce for children

The vast majority of parents in New Hampshire and across the country are willing to make great sacrifices to ensure the happiness and well-being of their children. Unfortunately, this desire could cause them to stay in an unhappy marriage to protect the children. In many cases, however, it may be better for children to have two parents who live happily apart from one another as opposed to parents who live together and fight constantly. While divorce can be a difficult transition for all involved, there are ways for parents to help their children through it.

Family law: Opting for a prenup for a later-in-life marriage

Many different people in New Hampshire make the decision to get married after the age of 50. For some, it may not be the first time they said wedding vows, but it may be for others. Regardless, there are often family law issues that many people consider prior to walking down the aisle.