divorce divorce  /dɪ ˈvɔrs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the legal dissolution of a marriage
  2. (v) part; cease or break association with
  3. (v) get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage

Usage(s):

  1. For America's children of divorce--a million new ones every year--unfinished business is a way of life.
  2. The annual national divorce rate has dropped to 3.
  3. The rise of divorce in the late 20th century will be a primary influence on the family in the century to come.

News

  1. Is Divorce Keeping You From Buying a Home?

    Getting a mortgage is challenging enough -- with strict underwriting requiring detailed explanations, sourcing of monies and debt ratios -- but adding a divorce to the picture makes it even more technical for the divorced borrower.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: FOX Business

  2. Bettina Yanez, Collaborative Divorce Attorney at Yanez & Associates, launched a video titled, “California ...

    Yanez & Associates Orange County collaborative divorce attorneys, Bettina Yanez, launched a video titled, “California Collaborative Divorce Lawyers for Irvine, Orange County". The collaborative divorce attorney explains how the collaborative divorce process works in the State of California. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Collaborative-Divorce ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Divorce, Criminal Files Describe Beatings, Threats Before Salem Fire, Shooting

    When Gale Bergeson filed for divorce from her husband of 25 years on Dec. 8, 2011, she said simply that the marriage had broken down.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: FOX CT Hartford

Quotes

  1. "It was not an amicable divorce," police Lt. Pat Buchanan said Thursday.
    on Dec 25, 2008 By: Pat Buchanan Source: Washington Post

  2. "Yes, I have filed for divorce," Bullock, 45, told People, ending weeks of speculation about the fate of her five-year marriage since the allegations of infidelity involving her husband first emerged. "I'm sad and I am scared."
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Sandra Bullock Source: AFP

  3. The walkout, Leno joked, "has already cost the town over half a billion dollars. Five hundred million dollars! Or as Paul McCartney calls that, `A divorce."
    on Dec 31, 2007 By: Jay Leno Source: FOXNews

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