Category Archives: Divorce

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5G Rollout in Sanborn County Ruled Complete Success By District Judge

Category : Divorce

Welcome back, Sanbornians! We’ve got some hot news today – after a year of being tied up in court, the district judge has declared that our friendly local cellular provider has been entirely exculpated in our county’s lawsuit against them for rolling out their 5G antennas without sufficient safety studies!

It all started when the cellular provider began switching their antennae online and local bird populations were immediately decimated. Just, falling straight out of the sky mid-wing flap. Considering our fair county’s previous problems with bird attacks and vast flocks of vultures periodically descending into the town, we all considered this a blessing. The opinion polls I put out during these invasions considered the large, dark birds lining the buildings and silently watching us to be ‘quite unsettling’.

Then came the random bouts of gibbering madness experienced by the people who lived and worked nearest to the cell towers. Very few deaths were reported from these rampages, but there was a significant level of property damage. The murals drawn on the sides of town buildings were in fact considered to be quite enriching!

What I think may have been the last straw for the county, however, was the complete destruction of all male resident’s fertility. Male residents initially complained of a strange and unpleasant tingling sensation, which eventually transformed into terrible agony before blissfully fading into a general numbness, at which point many of us grew quite doughy and indifferent.

Doctors observing the affected population called the condition, “complete testicular destruction” and caused quite a panic in everyone except the stricken population. Luckily for our cellular provider, the judge disagreed that the company was at fault and instead blamed our local water supply, leaving the victims and their family without any way of paying for treatment.

On a related note, just in time for the ruling, a new business has moved into the area to help with the sudden jump in marital problems – Shuff Law Firm, the premier family law firm of Santa Ana! The firm decided to open up a branch in our county just as the lawsuit was winding down and the gag order was lifted.

The good folks at Shuff Law Firm have been serving as attorneys in the Orange County area since 1974 and have provided countless clients exemplary legal service during the firm’s tenure. Originally run by the senior Shuff as the Law Offices of Joseph A. Shuff, III, the firm rebranded itself in 2006 as it brought aboard his daughter, Tamara, and expanded its operations. Regardless if you’re in the midst of a tough custody battle or are just in need of legal counsel for a potential separation, Shuff Law Firm can help you get the legal council you need to prevail.

So, if you’re in either our humble (and sterile) county or in the Santa Ana/Orange County area and are looking for the best family law attorney in the game right now, don’t hesitate to give Shuff Law Firm a call. You won’t regret it!

Shuff Law Firm

(714) 834-0175

2634, 2107 N Broadway #301, Santa Ana, CA 92706


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Choose Happiness Over Heartbreak

Category : Divorce

The memoir “Eat, Pray, Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert begins as the author realizes that she is unhappy in her seemingly perfect life. She finds that choosing happiness would mean making an extremely difficult decision, which is to leave her husband and the life they have created together. She begins to experience heartbreak and the disillusion of a marriage and a life she no longer wants to lead

“The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving. I didn’t want to destroy anything or anybody. I just wanted to slip quietly out the back door, without causing any fuss or consequences, and then not stop running until I reached Greenland.” 

Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

As it becomes clear that the author and her husband want to separately lead very different lives, the story reveals the painful process of walking away from a relationship, despite it being in search of a more fulfilling life. Gilbert chronicles her lengthy difficult divorce and how it causes immense grief, loneliness, and depression. Her ex-husband is angry at what feels like betrayal to him, and expresses his angst through the entire process.

As we learn throughout the book, change is inevitable, and we are not in control of everything that happens in life. Even when we achieve happiness and success at some point in our lives, we may later find that we have changed and that what we’ve always known is no longer what is best for us. Nothing is certain when it comes to our careers, health, and relationships.

Drastic life changes are often regarded as a “leap of faith”; a risk that requires a tremendous amount of courage to act on. However, as Gilbert shows us, taking control of one’s destiny is merely a willingness to experience all parts of life’s journey. It takes willingness to have difficult conversations with your life partner, someone you’ve devoted yourself entirely to. It takes willingness to endure their backlash, shock, and anger. It takes willingness to be patient throughout the process. It takes willingness to accept the imperfections of the journey. The key takeaway of this chapter in Gilbert’s story is to illustrate that real life is not a Disney fairytale or a glamorous Hollywood movie – life has incredibly painful moments that we must all endure and challenges we must all learn to face.

Despite criticisms of her story being sensationalized and somewhat lacking in terms of fully exploring the emotional toll divorce takes on women in our society today, Gilbert has become a modern cultural source of inspiration for people to choose happiness after a difficult life transition. Women around the world have derived meaning from her story as a sign of strength and assurance that it is never too late or too difficult to embark on a self-discovery journey alone. Gilbert’s vulnerability and frankness offers refreshing honesty on the topic of heartbreak, divorce, and life after the fact.

Gilbert proves is that divorce is not merely an ending of a relationship; it is an important choice between two people that allows for beautiful new beginnings.

If you are considering filing for divorce, it is important that you consult with an experienced family attorney who will represent you with genuine care and professionalism. Divorce can be a very difficult moment in time, but the right legal representation will take care of you and make the entire process more efficient.

Shuff Law Firm exclusively practices family law and may be of service to those in need of divorce representation. Find them at:

Shuff Law Firm
2107 N Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92706, USA
(714) 834-0175