Tips for Divorcés to Help Friends Getting a Divorce

Getting a divorce is emotionally exhausting and can become a complicated legal battle.  If you’ve had one, you know that no matter what happens in the end that you’ve learned whole lot from what you went through. This experience can definitely help a friend that is going through a similar situation.  The Huffington Post gave eight tips on how divorcés can help their friends getting a divorce. Advice If your friend does not want to hear advice, don’t give it.  It can come off as judgmental or critical if it is unsolicited. Wait until she asks for it and the […]

Halle Berry Needs to Pay Child Support

Child support is a complicated area where it seems men are the ones that need to dig deep into his pockets to pay up. However, the Los Angeles Superior Court decided that it would be Halle Berry that would need to pay child support towards her ex-boyfriend, Gabriel Aubrey. Trouble Leading Up to Decision Reaching this decision has been quite a long road for Berry and Aubrey. They began dating in 2005 and had their daughter, Nahla, in 2008. In 2010, Berry and Aubrey broke off their relationship and she began dating her current husband, Oliver Martinez. They married in […]

Divorcing a spouse does not divorce an individual from their stepchildren. According to the “relationship” piece of the dependency exemption, the stepchildren will remain stepchildren despite a divorce. One example of this was the case of Tony R. Duncan. Mr. Duncan was married in 2008 to Candice Le Arbogast. Candice entered the marriage with two children, referred to as B.E. and H.A. With the divorce on Duncan and Arbogast in 2011 he figured he would be “divorced” from his stepchildren as well. When filing taxes, the dependency exemption for B.E. and H.A. is when things get confusing for both taxpayers, […]

Just after Garnett Spears was checked into Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital doctors were concerned at the child’s salt levels. The child had already been seen by 2 hospitals, and the child’s situation was raising speculation of child abuse. Lacey spears, the mother, was stopped in the hall by a doctor who explained to her it was not metabolically possible for her son’s body to produce the salt level reported by Nyack Hospital. Although internally, Maria Fareri Hospital was watching out for child abuse, the word did not leave the hospital. Usual protocol is to contact authorities and issue monitored visiting […]

A divorce is a life changing event that can greatly affect both parties mentally, emotionally, physically, and financially. With all of the change, it is hard to keep it from greatly affecting everyday life and the workplace. One man, after receiving divorce papers from his wife, fell into drinking and one day exploded at work, leading him to be fired. This is seen more times than not, someone experiences the tragedy of a divorce and it affects them at work, wreaking havoc on the individual’s career. Vikki Ziegler, a divorce attorney and star of the Bravo series “Untying the Knot” […]

Melanie Griffith fighting for “Dog Custody”

Melanie Griffith filed for divorce on June 6th from Antonio Banderas for “irreconcilable differences”. Although child custody is not an issue because their daughter is almost 18, the couple is fighting over dog custody. Griffith and Banderas, who have been together for 18 years, adopted three dogs last February; a terrier mix and two shepherd lab mixes. Melanie believes that she is the better dog owner between the two, and plans to fight for custody. Arizona Rights for Divorce and Custody: When dealing with divorce, there are various laws that come into play with property and custody. According to ARS […]

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