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Divorce by baby boomers is risingupdated: Wed Jun 27 2012 09:15:00

Divorce by people over 50 has doubled over the past 20 years, according to a recent study. CNN's Athena Jones reports.

Denied divorce, some same-sex couples 'wed-locked'updated: Thu Jun 07 2012 15:43:00

On her wedding day, Jessica Port wore a tan and black dress to match the tan button-down shirt and patterned necktie of her spouse-to-be, Virginia Anne Cowan.

Newly recovered court files cast doubt on Gingrich version of first divorceupdated: Tue Dec 27 2011 05:30:00

Newt Gingrich claims that it was his first wife, not Gingrich himself, who wanted their divorce in 1980, but court documents obtained by CNN appear to show otherwise.

Televangelist Long to take time off after divorce filingupdated: Sun Dec 04 2011 14:32:00

Bishop Eddie Long, head of one of the nation's largest mega churches, announced Sunday he will take "time off" from the pulpit to work on his family.

2010: I'm not perfect, but I will fightupdated: Sun Dec 04 2011 14:32:00

Bishop Eddie Long vows to fight against sexual coercion charges, but says he will not do it in the "court" of the media.

Divorce settlement for the record booksupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 09:36:00

The ex-wife of a Hong Kong business tycoon has been awarded a divorce settlement worth $154 million.

People.com: James Marsden's Sunny Stroll with His Soon-to-Be-Exupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 06:38:00

The and estranged wife Lisa Linde put on a united front on a day out with their son

Salahi files for divorce from wifeupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 06:07:00

Former reality star Tareq Salahi files for divorce from Michaele, citing adultery. Showbiz Tonight's A.J. Hammer reports.

People.com: Melissa Gilbert Files for Divorce from Bruce Boxleitnerupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 12:09:00

The Little House on the Prairie star seeks joint custody of their teenage son

Divorces on the riseupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 11:47:00

As the economy improves, divorce lawyers say their business is picking up. Mary Snow has more.

What's fueling Bible Belt divorcesupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 11:47:00

While the Bible Belt is known for its devotion to traditional values, Southerners don't do so well on one key family value: They are more likely to get divorced than people living in the Northeast.

Study: South has highest rate of divorceupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 05:37:00

The South has the highest rate of divorce and the Northeast has the lowest, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report.

People.com: Buzz Aldrin Files for Divorce from Third Wifeupdated: Fri Jun 17 2011 09:27:00

The astronaut and Dancing with the Stars contestant splits from wife after 23 years of marriage

Divorce rates falling, report findsupdated: Fri May 20 2011 10:27:00

Back in the 1970s, before we met Dr. Phil; ate, prayed, and loved; and saw a British prince arrange his own marriage, it seemed like the institution of wedlock was doomed.

People.com: Arnold Schwarzenegger's Secret Child: Did He Break Up Housekeeper's Marriage?updated: Thu May 19 2011 06:14:00

She separated from her husband just days after delivering what reports say was Schwarzenegger's baby

Guatemalan first lady's divorce creates uproarupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 03:17:00

It's final. Five weeks after announcing that she would seek a divorce from her husband, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom, Sandra Torres is no longer Guatemala's first lady. A family court in Guatemala City has granted the divorce petition. It's a controversial case that has created uproar in the mostly conservative and Catholic Central American nation.

Guatemalan divorce filing tied to presidential politicsupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 14:23:00

Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom and his wife, Sandra Torres de Colom, have filed for divorce in an attempt to clear the way for the first lady to run for the presidency, Guatemalan Judge Mildred Roca told CNN.

People.com: Tony Hawk Files for Divorceupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 20:49:00

"We remain deeply committed and loving parents to our daughter," the pro skateboarder and Lhotse Merriam say in a statement

CNNMoney: Beware buying a home from a divorcing coupleupdated: Sun Jan 02 2011 14:57:00

Marriage break-ups can be tense. And when divorcing couples sell their homes, it's buyer, agent and everyone else beware.

People.com: Eva Longoria and Tony Parker Reunite - for Lunchupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 10:29:00

"They remain friends and everything is amicable," says a source after the pair are spotted at a restaurant

People.com: Tony Parker Files Own Divorce Papers from Eva Longoriaupdated: Sun Nov 21 2010 10:28:00

The NBA star goes to a Texas court after the actress files in Los Angeles, according to reports

People.com: Tony Parker Speaks Out About Divorce from Eva Longoriaupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 11:32:00

"I was aware that she would be filing," he says in a statement issued to PEOPLE by his rep

People.com: Eva Longoria Plans to File for Divorce Soon, Source Saysupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 10:29:00

The Desperate Housewives star was "blindsided" by reports of infidelity by Tony Parker, says the source

People.com: Billy Ray Cyrus Arrives Solo in Shades, Skips Red Carpet at CMAsupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 10:49:00

Miley's dad steps out for first first major public appearance since filing for divorce

Charlie Sheen makes it official -- he files for divorceupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 07:32:00

Actor Charlie Sheen cited "irreconcilable differences" when he filed for divorce from Brooke Mueller Monday afternoon, a marriage that apparently hit the rocks when he was arrested last Christmas Day.

People.com: Billy Ray Cyrus and Wife Tish File for Divorceupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 09:15:00

Miley Cyrus's parents are working through "some personal matters," the couple tell PEOPLE

Children of divorce vow to break cycle, create enduring marriagesupdated: Wed Sep 29 2010 12:39:00

By the time Zulema Green turned 12, her mother had been divorced three times.

People.com: Slash Files for Divorceupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 06:11:00

The former Guns N' Roses rocker separates from wife Perla Ferrar after almost nine years of marriage

People.com: Heidi Montag Files for Divorce from Spencer Prattupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 19:28:00

The couple "would like their divorce to be finalized in a timely manner," says her lawyer

RFK Jr.'s wife faces DUI charge after divorce filingupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 19:47:00

The wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. faces a court date next week on a drunk driving charge, the latest in a string of events that began when Kennedy filed for divorce, according to records from Westchester County.

People.com: Kelsey Grammer's Wife Files for Divorceupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 08:47:00

Camille Donatacci is citing irreconcilable differences and seeking primary physical custody of their children

Divorce rate rises in Chinaupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 03:45:00

TV actress Tang Yi has been married to a film director for over 10 years, but it's been a rocky marriage. "I did not get along with my in-laws, but my husband kept taking their side," she told one of her friends. "He was a sort of momma's boy." Last year, the free-spirited thirtysomething decided she had enough. She got a divorce.

Baby boom in Chinaupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 03:45:00

CNN's Emily Chang reports on a baby boom in Sichuan, China after an earthquake devastated it in 2008.

Could you be 'infected' by friend's divorce?updated: Thu Jun 10 2010 13:03:00

Divorce is contagious in social networks, a new study says. The idea is based on the theory of social contagion, or the spread of behavior or emotion through a group. In this case, the heated feelings and actions of one person's divorce can be transferred like a virus, causing others to divorce, according to the study.

People.com: Heidi Montag Files for Legal Separation from Spencer Prattupdated: Tue Jun 08 2010 21:26:00

The reality star lists irreconcilable differences in papers filed at a Santa Monica courthouse

Parents of kids with autism not more likely to divorce, study suggestsupdated: Wed May 19 2010 15:55:00

Emerson Donnell III had heard that 80 percent of marriages that include a child with autism end in divorce. And he felt certain it would happen to him.

Serious legal hurdles for gay divorceupdated: Fri May 14 2010 16:29:00

It's only been two months since the District of Columbia legalized same-sex marriage, but local attorney Lawrence Jacobs is already cautioning his clients: Marriage may be allowed, but divorce will be much harder to do.

People.com: Larry King Files for Divorceupdated: Thu Apr 15 2010 09:27:00

The talk show host is focused on the "welfare of his children," his rep tells PEOPLE

People.com: Tia Carrere Files for Divorceupdated: Sun Apr 04 2010 12:46:00

The Wayne's World star is seeking sole custody of her 4-year-old daughter

People.com: Rep: Sandra Bullock Not Seeking a Divorce Lawyerupdated: Wed Mar 24 2010 11:14:00

Jesse James's rep also denies a report that he has reached out to attorneys

10 bizarre divorce settlementsupdated: Mon Jan 04 2010 10:51:00

Divorce is almost always a messy business, but certain settlements between former beloveds can be somewhat absurd. Here's a look at some examples of offbeat divorce settlements.

People.com: LeAnn Rimes Reaches Divorce Settlementupdated: Tue Dec 22 2009 13:27:00

The country star and Deane Sheremet make a clean break and avoid a messy fight in court

CNNMoney: The CEO and the owner broke up. Now what?updated: Fri Nov 20 2009 05:16:00

The news that Los Angeles Dodgers owners Frank and Jamie McCourt are divorcing came with a bitter kick: Team chairman Frank's first move against his soon-to-be-ex was to fire her from her job as the Dodgers' chief executive.

'Let's talk about sex, divorce' in Egyptupdated: Thu Nov 12 2009 06:11:00

A growing number of Egyptian women are demanding a divorce and seeking counsel for their marriages, as the social stigma against it weakens and talking about relationship problems becomes more popular in the media.

Haleigh's dad to get divorcedupdated: Wed Oct 07 2009 08:40:00

Ron Cummings, father of Haleigh Cummings, has filed for divorce from his wife, Misty Croslin.

People.com: Emmy Rossum's Husband Files for Divorceupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 09:07:00

The actress recently has been linked romantically with Counting Crows singer Adam Duritz

People.com: Hugh Hefner Finally Files for Divorceupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 08:09:00

The Playboy founder says his wife "wanted to remain married for our boys"

People.com: INSIDE STORY: Sean Penn & Robin Wright's Rocky Relationshipupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 08:46:00

The on-again, off-again couple separated - and reconciled - twice before calling it quits again

People.com: INSIDE STORY: Gosselin Divorce Papers Explainedupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 16:31:00

What do you need to know about the couple's divorce filings - and what to ignore

Jon 'hurt' by Kate's remarks as she cites his weekend 'activities'updated: Thu Jun 25 2009 08:22:00

Jon and Kate Gosselin both said they want their divorce to be "resolved amicably," but an unexplained Father's Day weekend dispute lurks within written statements released by each of them this week.

People.com: Usher Files for Divorceupdated: Mon Jun 15 2009 11:34:00

The singer is splitting from his wife, Tameka, according to court records

People.com: Sean Penn and Robin Wright's Divorce Is Off - For Nowupdated: Fri May 22 2009 11:29:00

The Oscar winner asks a court to dismiss his legal separation case

People.com: Sean Penn Files for Legal Separationupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 08:22:00

The action follows an attempt to reconcile with his wife of 13 years, Robin Wright Penn

People.com: INSIDE STORY: Mel Gibson Confides Divorce News at Churchupdated: Tue Apr 14 2009 10:26:00

The actor and his wife actually split three years ago - just weeks afer his notorious DUI arrest, the actor says

Mel Gibson's wife files for divorceupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 17:38:00

Mel Gibson's wife of 28 years filed for divorce from the actor last week, citing "irreconcilable differences."

Man accused of wife's beheading pleads not guiltyupdated: Fri Mar 13 2009 20:55:00

A Buffalo, New York-area man accused of beheading his estranged wife pleaded not guilty Friday to a murder charge, according to the district attorney.

People.com: Pregnant Kelly Rutherford Splits from Millionaire Husbandupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 07:48:00

The Gossip Girl actress files for divorce from German entrepreneur Daniel Giersch

People.com: Rep: Madonna to Pay Guy Ritchie $76 Million in Divorce Settlementupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 08:39:00

Ritchie will get the couple's country home and their London pub, says the singer's spokeswoman

Peterson claims desertion, meets with divorce lawyerupdated: Wed Nov 19 2008 09:48:00

Drew Peterson has met with a prominent divorce attorney more than a year after his wife, Stacy, disappeared, his lawyer confirmed to CNN on Tuesday.

Kids: dad must divorceupdated: Tue Nov 18 2008 10:29:00

Four adult kids want a judge to divorce their elderly father and his younger wife because they say she's a gold digger.

People.com: Debbie Matenopoulos 'Saddened' by Husband's Divorce Filingupdated: Mon Nov 17 2008 11:47:00

Expressing "disillusionment," the TV personality found out about the filing from Internet reports, she tells PEOPLE

Time.com: A-Rod, Wife Reach Divorce Settlementupdated: Fri Sep 19 2008 17:50:00

It's over for the New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and Cynthia Rogriguez, his wife of more than five years. With a prenuptial agreement in place, lawyers for the couple confirmed Friday that a settlement was reached in their divorce

People.com: Dixie Chick Emily Robison Divorcedupdated: Thu Aug 07 2008 13:05:00

The musician and her husband quietly split after nine years of marriage

A-Rod's wife files for divorceupdated: Tue Jul 08 2008 18:34:00

The wife of New York Yankees baseball star Alex Rodriguez filed for divorce Monday morning in Florida's Miami-Dade County Family Court.

A-Rod's divorce messupdated: Tue Jul 08 2008 18:34:00

Showbiz Tonight has the latest on Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez's divorce and rumors of Madonna's involvement.

People.com: A-Rod's Wife Alleges Infidelity in Divorce Papersupdated: Mon Jul 07 2008 17:47:00

Cynthia Rodriguez says the marriage is "irretrievably broken" because of Alex̢۪s "extramarital affairs"

Brinkley's divorce battleupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 01:01:00

Showbiz Tonight's A.J. Hammer talks with his guest about the divorce war invoving Christie Brinkley and husband Peter Cook

People.com: Christie Brinkley's Divorce Trial to Be Open to Publicupdated: Sat Jun 21 2008 14:17:00

A New York judge rules an open courtroom "may provide a basis for societal education"

People.com: Christie Brinkley Gears Up For Bitter Divorce Battleupdated: Sat Jun 21 2008 09:17:00

She's fighting with Peter Cook over whether their upcoming divorce trial should be public

People.com: Russell Simmons Responds to Kimora's Divorce Filingupdated: Thu May 08 2008 12:55:00

The mogul and his ex-wife move forward in dissolving their marriage

People.com: BREAKING NEWS: Star Jones Files for Divorceupdated: Wed Apr 23 2008 11:54:00

The former View host vows to handle the breakup "with dignity and grace"

People.com: Sean Penn & Robin Wright Stop Divorce Actionupdated: Thu Apr 10 2008 10:56:00

The couple ask to withdraw their divorce petitions, according to court papers

McCartney's ex-wife awarded almost $50 millionupdated: Tue Mar 18 2008 04:13:00

Heather Mills, the estranged wife of Paul McCartney, was granted nearly £25 million ($50 million) in her divorce proceedings with the former Beatle, she said Monday.

McCartneys in divorce courtupdated: Sun Mar 16 2008 10:30:00

Paul McCartney and Heather Mills return to divorce battle. CNN's Phil Black reports

McCartneys back in divorce courtsupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 15:15:00

Paul McCartney and his estranged wife, Heather Mills, returned to a London court Monday for the second round of their high-profile divorce.

McCartneys to battle for second weekupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 08:59:00

The battle between Paul McCartney and his estranged wife, Heather Mills, for his estimated $1.6 billion fortune looks likely to stretch into a second week.

People.com: Divorce Papers Filed in Sean & Robin Wright Penn Separationupdated: Sun Dec 30 2007 17:22:00

Divorce papers have been filed in Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn's separation – with the actor and actress both filing papers on separate occasions.

Dating after divorce: When to reveal your pastupdated: Tue Nov 06 2007 11:44:00

After his 10-year marriage ended in 2004, New Yorker Phil Lee, 42, found himself tagged with the modern-day scarlet letter: "D" -- divorced. He wondered how that (not to mention his three children, ages 19, 11 and 9) would affect his future dating life.

Commentary: Saving marriages must be a national priorityupdated: Wed Oct 24 2007 13:04:00

Americans are always good at touting an issue as a state of emergency in order to establish a sense of urgency. And there are any number that we could highlight -- HIV/AIDS, gun violence, drug addiction -- but one that should be added to the list is that of the divorce rate in this nation.

Alleged court filings: McCartney mistreated wifeupdated: Thu Oct 19 2006 17:02:00

Former Beatle Paul McCartney has vowed to "vigorously" defend himself against allegations of mistreatment allegedly made by his estranged wife, former model Heather Mills.

CNNMoney: Divorce often rings in new yearupdated: Thu Jan 05 2006 05:45:00

Call it the stealth New Year's resolution, the last-resort plan few people are willing to discuss during the year-end focus on holiday cheer and family.

CNNMoney: Protect your wallet in a divorceupdated: Tue Sep 20 2005 12:58:00

Making plans to preserve your assets in case of a divorce may not be very romantic. But with half the population headed for divorce court after a trip down the aisle, it's not such a bad idea.

Money Magazine: Picking up the pieces after divorceupdated: Wed May 01 2002 16:28:00

How do you prepare for divorce? Certainly, it's not something most spouses want to consider, especially while they're building a life together - raising kids, buying a home, saving for a dream retirement.

Fortune: It's Her Job Too Lorna Wendt's $20 million divorce case is the shot heard 'round the water cooler.updated: Mon Feb 02 1998 00:01:00

Once upon a time, a good corporate wife was to be seen and not heard. She was to make sure nothing, but nothing, came between her man and his work. She was to shield him from the tedious and distra...

Money Magazine: MARRIED FOLKS FIND BREAKING UP COULD GET HARDER TO DOupdated: Mon Jul 01 1996 00:01:00

Conservative legislators in a growing number of states want to make it tougher to file for divorce largely in order to help the couples' children. This year 12 states (Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, I...

Fortune: HOW DIVORCE AFFECTS YOUR TAXES WHEN SPOUSES DECIDE TO DIVORCE, THE FIRST QUESTION MANY FRIENDS AND RELATIVES ASK IS, "DO YOU HAVupdated: Mon Mar 18 1996 00:01:00

DIVORCE AIN'T pretty. There's anger. There's grief. And there's the need to move on. You can move to a new town, settle into a new business, surround yourself with a whole new group of friends. And...

Money Magazine: DIVORCE AND IRAS updated: Mon May 01 1989 00:01:00

In Money Helps (March) in providing an answer to a question about IRA assets in a divorce settlement, you may be mistaken. Internal Revenue Code Section 408(D)(6) and IRS Letter Ruling 8649053 both...

Fortune: COVER THE YEAR'S 50 MOST FASCINATING BUSINESS PEOPLE AL NEUHARTH GATSBY WITH A TYPEWRITERupdated: Mon Jan 05 1987 00:01:00

FEW WHO KNOW the chairman of the Gannett Co. would quarrel with this assessment by a friend: ''Al Neuharth wants to go down in history as the dominant figure in journalism of his generation.'' That...

Fortune: THE YEAR'S 50 MOST FASCINATING BUSINESS PEOPLE AL NEUHARTH GATSBY WITH A TYPEWRITERupdated: Sun Jan 05 1986 00:01:00

FEW WHO KNOW the chairman of the Gannett Co. would quarrel with this assessment by a friend: ''Al Neuharth wants to go down in history as the dominant figure in journalism of his generation.'' That...

Fortune: POST-MARITAL ECONOMICS Just about everybody welcomed ''no fault'' divorce, but it turns out to be tough on women.updated: Mon Dec 23 1985 00:01:00

The American divorce rate keeps rising, and yet we hear less than we used to about certain themes long associated with divorce. We are less likely to hear the word ''alimony,'' for example. Nor is ...

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