Terms and Conditions of Use

By accessing, visiting, using and/or submitting information to Divorce for Richer or Poorer, www.DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com, its blogs and affiliated sites (collectively “DivorceforRicherorPoorer”), you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement of Terms of Use (this "Agreement") and our Privacy Policy. For purposes of this Agreement, the terms “we,” “us,” or “our” refers to DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com, Divorce for Richer or Poorer, Susan T. Goldstein and Valerie H. Colb


Consideration and Your Compliance with this Agreement

You acknowledge that this Agreement is supported by adequate consideration. You acknowledge that such consideration includes your ability to visit, use and/or submit information to DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com. You represent that you have the capacity and/or authority to be bound by this Agreement. In order to determine your compliance with this Agreement, we may monitor your access and use of DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Site is Not for Minors

DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com is not Intended for Minors. It is not intended to be used by, and is not directed to, anyone younger than 18 years of age. You represent that you are at least 18 years of age. If we receive a complaint which states that a user is under 13 years of age, we will comply with the requirements of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”) and any successor applicable laws.

Your Access and Use of DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com

Your right to access and use DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com is personal to you and is not transferable by you to any other person or entity. You are only entitled to access and use DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com for lawful personal purposes and pursuant to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Any action by you that, in our sole discretion: (i) violates the terms of this Agreement; (ii) restricts, inhibits or prevents any access, use or enjoyment of DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com; or (iii) through the use of DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com, defames, slanders, libels, abuses, harasses, offends or threatens, shall not be permitted, and may result in your loss of the right to access and use DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com and other consequences.

Intellectual Property Rights

The name "DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com" and "Divorce for Richer or Poorer" and our graphics, logos, artwork and service names are our intellectual property, trademarks or trade dress in the United States and/or other countries (collectively, the “Proprietary Marks”). You may not use the Proprietary Marks without our prior express written consent, which consent may be withheld in our sole discretion.

The information, data, software and content viewable on, contained in, or downloadable from, DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com (collectively, the "Content"), including, all text, graphics, charts, music, movies, pictures, photographs, images, art, icons and renditions, are copyrighted by, or otherwise licensed to, us. We also own a copyright of a collective work in the selection, coordination, arrangement, presentation, display and enhancement of the Content (the “Collective Work”). Viewing, reading, printing, downloading or otherwise using the Content and/or the Collective Work does not entitle you to any ownership or intellectual property rights to the Content or the Collective Work.

The content of DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com is the sole property of Susan T. Goldstein and Valerie H. Colb, and it may not be used, copied, duplicated or transmitted for any purpose without their prior written permission, except as otherwise provided by law.

As used herein, “including or includes” shall be deemed to refer to “including, but not limited to” and “including, without limitation.”

You shall not:
  • Metatag or frame DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com, or use “hidden text” with our intellectual property without our prior express written permission nor create a parasite website using any content from DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com; 
  • Disrupt DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com or our servers or networks; 
  • Submit or transmit to us, profanity, obscenity or inappropriate content; 
  • Submit or transmit content that abuses, illegally harasses or threatens us or our users; 
  • Harm minors in any way; 
  • Impersonate any person or entity or misuse the identity of any other person; 
  • Submit or transmit to us content that is libelous, defamatory, damaging to us or third parties or infringes on our (or any third party’s) rights of publicity or privacy; 
  • Forge headers; 
  • Disguise the origin of any content transmitted to or through us; 
  • Obtain, keep or use personal data about us or other users; 
  • Submit or transmit any viruses, worms, malware, spam, Trojan horses, or other code or programming routines that contain contaminating or destructive properties or expropriate any information; 
  • Use any robot, spider, scraper, deep link or other automated data gathering or extraction tools, program, algorithm or methodology to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com or for any other purpose. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we grant the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. We reserve the right to revoke these exceptions; 
  • Directly or indirectly use our site to solicit business for yourself or others; 
  • Use this site in any illegal way or for any unlawful purpose; or 
  • Use this site instead of or in place of obtaining professional advice; 
  • Divulge confidential information or privileged information, including, information covered by the attorney-client privilege, spousal privilege, physician-patient privilege or psychotherapist-patient privilege, or clergy-penitent privilege; 
  • Submit or transmit to us, content that infringes our or any third party rights, including license, copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights; 
  • Submit or transmit to us, content that is illegal or unlawful or violates any law; or 
  • Infringe our copyright, privacy or intellectual property rights, nor those of third parties.
By submitting, posting or transmitting information, documentation or other content to DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com, you grant us the worldwide, fully-paid, royalty-free, exclusive right and license to use, copy, format, adapt, publish and/or incorporate any or all such information in any media whatsoever and you waive and release any rights you may have in such submissions, including waiving any and all proprietary, copyright, and license rights.

Provided that you have obtained prior written permission from us to transmit, submit or post information to DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com that is Federally-trademarked and/or copyrighted, you grant us the worldwide, fully-paid, royalty-free right to use, copy, format, adapt, publish and/or incorporate any or all such information in any media whatsoever, including the Content.

Users are solely responsible for all of your transmissions and submissions, and all consequences or transmitting or submitting them, and hold us harmless and indemnify us therefrom.

You are solely responsible for any damage resulting from your infringement of our or any third party's intellectual property or privacy rights and for any other harm to us or our users, as a direct or indirect result of your copying, distributing, redistributing, transmitting, publishing or using the content of DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com and/or Divorce for Richer or Poorer and/or The Smart Divorce for purposes that are contrary to the terms of this Agreement.


We reserve the right to edit, refuse to post, modify or remove your transmissions, submissions or postings.

We grant you a limited license to access, print, download or otherwise make personal use of the Content and the Collective Work for your personal, non-commercial use.


The contents of the Divorce for Richer or Poorer site, including text, graphics, images, and other material are for informational purposes only. Nothing contained in this site is or should be considered or used as a substitute for professional legal advice.

Do not disregard legal advice given to you by your own attorney, physician, medical provider or mental health professional or delay seeking professional legal, medical or mental health advice because of something you have read on the Internet, including on this site. We urge you to promptly seek the advice of attorneys with expertise in family law and expert medical and mental health professionals with any questions you may have.

The information contained on or provided through the Divorce for Richer or Poorer site is provided on an "as is" basis, without any warranty, express or implied. Any access to this site is voluntary and at your own risk. Many family law (divorce) cases have similar facts. Although it may appear to you that we are discussing facts which may apply to you or your case, we have carefully and intentionally not disclosed any confidential information about any of our cases.

DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com is a service provided solely by Susan T. Goldstein and Valerie H. Colb. There are no investors or partners with a financial interest in the information being provided on the site.

We assume no responsibility for information posted on our site by others, including users and advertisers.

Privacy policy

DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com does not collect any personally identifiable information, nor do we sell or distribute email addresses. The site collects only aggregate information pertaining to visitors, including domain name, visited pages, referring URLs, and other publicly available information. It uses this information to help improve its web site and services, and to customize the content of its pages.

We do not sell or make commercially make available, specific information about its users, other than in aggregate form, except in cooperation with law enforcement with respect to content violations or violations of applicable laws.


DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com contains links to websites owned by third parties. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and are not an endorsement of the contents of those other websites. You shall not engage in nonpermissive copying or other illegal activities related to these linked sites. Susan T. Goldstein and Valerie H. Colb are not responsible for the content of any linked websites, and we make no representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such sites. If you decide to visit any third-party websites using links from this site, you do so at your own risk.

Warranties and limitation of liability

DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com is presented for use by the general public without warranty or guarantee. DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com and its authors are not liable to any user or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information contained on or provided through the site. Promptly obtain expert legal advise if you have any questions and do not rely on the material presented in this site as we do not provide legal or psychological advice.

We do not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements of any kind whatsoever (including warranties of title or non-infringement of third parties’ rights, or any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the service, or with respect to any information, product, service, merchandise or other material provided on or through the service.

DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com and its authors do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, correctness, timeliness, or usefulness of any information, services, or other material provided on or through the site. There is no warranty or guarantee that the website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free.

Questions and answers or other content are not confidential and are not protected by any legal privileges.

In no event shall DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com, Susan T. Goldstein or Valerie H. Colb be liable for any damages whatsoever (including incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com site or its content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com and its authors are advised of the possibility of such damages.

Amendments of this Agreement

We reserve the right to update, amend and/or change this Agreement at any time in our sole discretion and without notice to you. If we do this, we will post the changes to this Agreement on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date these terms were last revised. You are encouraged to revisit this Agreement from time to time in order to review any changes that have been made. Your continued access and use of DivorceforRicherorPoorer.com following the posting of any such changes shall automatically be deemed your acceptance of all changes. It is your duty to check this Agreement to determine if there have been any changes to this Agreement and to review such changes.