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August 25, 2014

Parenthood after 40: What are the pros and cons of starting a family after 40?

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The statistics are eye-opening:  one in five women today are postponing having children until thirty-five years or older; the number of women having children in their forties has doubled in the last twenty years;  between 2007-2009, the fertility rate in women ages forty-five to forty-nine increased by 17% in the U.S., and a similar trend occurred in other industrialized nations.

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce

August 18, 2014

Rachel Canning back in court: seeks restraining order against boyfriend; Just how common is teen domestic violence?

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Rachel Canning was back in court. The New Jersey teen who infamously sued her parents for support and college costs after moving out of their home and into the home of a friend, filed for and was granted a temporary restraining order against her boyfriend. According to Canning, Lucas Kitzmiller choked her with his hands during a quarrel. Kitzmiller responded to the restraining order against him by filing one against Canning. A day before the hearing to finalize the orders, both Canning and Kitzmiller agreed to the dismissal of the orders; the teens will soon head to different colleges and presumably the distance between them will prevent any further interaction. 

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce


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