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Five (Overlooked) Things to Do When You Separate

By Nottage and Ward on January 29, 2019

1. Change the password on your email account; better yet, set up a new email account that your spouse doesn’t know about. Do not give your spouse the opportunity to access your account and see potentially confidential information (for example, an email from your attorney).

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Not Feeling the Love This Spring?

By Nottage and Ward on April 5, 2018

For many people, spring is about starting over again and getting your life in order, and that includes recommitting to serious relationships. For others, it means the opposite—time to change or end a relationship that only causes discontentment. But, if you don’t want to divorce, it may seem like there’s no way out of this tough situation.

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Revenge Porn: Victims Searching for Relief from Public Humiliation

By Nottage and Ward on November 7, 2013

Imagine receiving a phone call that people in your town have been overheard talking about you because they have seen naked pictures of you online. You immediately wonder how that is possible because you have never posted any pictures of that nature to any online source.

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Sam Donaldson and Wife Jan Smith Donaldson Separate

By Nottage and Ward on January 21, 2013

Veteran ABC News correspondent, Sam Donaldson, was arrested for driving under the influence in Lewes, Delaware in December, 2012. Donaldson was chief White House correspondent for ABC News. In that capacity he covered Presidents Carter, Reagan, and Clinton. He was the co-host of “Prime Time Live” and an ABC News Sunday morning telecast along with Cokie Roberts.

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