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Illegal to Marry on a Dare? Delaware Laws You Didn’t Know Existed

Posted by RahaimSaints on March 11, 2015 | Community Events

There are a number of important factors that should go into the decision to marry someone. Peer pressure, however, shouldn’t be one of them.

It may seem silly to marry someone as a dare. The phenomenon, however, was apparently widespread enough for the American Law Review to publish an article on it in 1950.

In Delaware, entering into marriage “as a jest or a dare” is one of the grounds for annulment. While laws like this aren’t uncommon, they are increasingly rarely invoked as no-fault divorce has become easier to obtain.

In addition to this law, there are plenty of other rare laws in Delaware you might find amusing. Read on for more.

Pawnshops and Artificial Limbs

Looking for a good deal on a wooden leg or other artificial limb?…

Understanding the Attorney-Client Relationship

Posted by RahaimSaints on March 4, 2015 | Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce, Personal Injury

Whether defending you in a civil, criminal or financial manner, your attorney will be privy to parts of your life few others are. Suffice to say, the relationship between attorneys and their clients is a unique one.

That being said, professional ethics and best practices clearly spell out some specifics of how this relationship will work. Knowing in advance what to expect from your lawyer will ultimately be beneficial to your case. It will help the two of you understand each other and work together better.

In this article, we look at some of the basics to keep in mind when meeting an attorney for this first time. This will also help you know what to search for when choosing someone to represent you in an important matter.…

How to Deal With the Stress of Divorce

Posted by RahaimSaints on February 24, 2015 | Divorce

There’s no question that a divorce is hard on everyone involved. From dealing with finances to contemplating your — and your children’s — future, the process can be emotionally triggering.

It’s no surprise that spouses of both sexes have reported insomnia, panic attacks, depression, anxiety and a number of other physical and mental health consequences during divorce. Particularly when the process is difficult and drawn out, it’s important to take care of yourself and reduce the burden this stress is having on your health.

Learn Healthy Ways to Process Stress

Everyone handles stressful situations differently. While some people have an unnatural capacity for grace under pressure, for most of us the temptation to bury ourselves in our bad habits is all too real.…