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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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Understanding the Four Main Divorce Options

By Nottage and Ward on April 30, 2012

Every marriage is different and, likewise, the type of divorce that may work for one couple may not be possible for another. If you have been thinking about divorce, there are four main options for how you can proceed, according to an article in Forbes. Understanding what each of those options are and the pros and cons of each can help you decide what type of divorce will be the best for you.

The first option is do-it-yourself divorce. The bottom-line for DIY divorce is don’t do-it-yourself. Divorce is a complicated process and trying to get through that whole process by yourself can lead to irreversible mistakes. The only circumstances which would make DIY divorce beneficial are if it was a very short marriage, there are no children, little to no marital debt or assets which must be divided, no alimony, and comparable incomes.

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