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What is palimony?

A California divorce attorney coined the word palimony in 1976. They used it in a case where Michelle Triola Marvin sued her ex-boyfriend Lee Marvin, claiming they had a verbal agreement to evenly split all earnings and property.

How mediation can make your divorce smoother

Divorce is not an occasion many people associate with cooperation and negotiation. There are a plethora of pop culture examples of divorcing couples fighting and escalating disagreements. Regardless, approaching proceedings from this perspective is not only possible, but it can be beneficial for both parties.

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