Minyard Morris Legal Blog

Examinations of Orange County happiness and divorce

Those of us who live in Orange County fully understand why so many of our cities place so high in a recent study of the happiest cities in the U.S. WalletHub analyzed data from 31 metrics in three categories: emotional and physical well-being; income and employment;...

Finding the true value of assets in divorce

Among the reasons given for divorce, disputes over money are consistently near the top of the list. Many married couples have disagreements over how much money they have, over what money is spent on, over how much is spent, and so on. Understanding your options...

Study: Pandemic drives down divorce and marriage rates

The list of activities curtailed in 2020 by the pandemic is a long one. Add two more to the tally: marriages and divorces. According to a new study, thousands upon thousands of Americans put off or canceled weddings last year, and hundreds of thousands more opted not...

Part 2: Should you change your name after divorce?

Regular readers of our Orange County family law blog will probably recall a recent post about how people who changed their names in marriage can effectively confront the question of what to do with their names in divorce. Some individuals who took their spouse’s last...