New Divorce Expert Witness Rule

Few people know that in 2013 Florida passed a law changing how divorce expert witnesses could testify in family law cases. Many people warned that the new law may be unconstitutional because of the way it passed, but waited for the Florida Supreme Court to decide....

Pet custody is going to California

Pet custody is closer to becoming a reality after California passed a law making pets community property but letting judges decide who gets to keep them. What is Florida’s law on pet custody? California Dreaming All the leaves are brown, and the sky may be grey, but...

Divorce Privacy

Like any optimist, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison is hoping divorce privacy laws will keep his personal history from impacting his campaign to become Minnesota attorney general. That may be difficult with the Star Tribune suing to unseal his divorce records. Minnesota...

Custody and Free Speech

Can a judge order you not to post photos of your child on Facebook or other social media? A case out of Oklahoma shows how child custody rulings can crash into your First Amendment rights. Oklahoma: Like the Play, Only No Singing According to reports, Sabrina Stone...

Hollaback Girls Mediate Custody

Singer, Gwen Stefani and her ex-husband, Bush lead singer Gavin Rossdale, are trying to reduce the ‘misery’ of ‘people at war’ and mediate their child custody problems years after finalizing their divorce. But, how does a court resolve child...

Divorce Games

Unless you’re a total noob, got hit by a ‘bolt’, or simply have ‘no-skin’, you’ve probably heard about the wildly successful computer game “Fortnite.” Like ‘football widows’ of old though, spouses who are married to “Fortnite”...

Alimony Home Run

Major League Baseball’s Pete Rose said in court documents he’s in “poor health” as he attempts to finalize a divorce from his estranged wife, Carol Rose, so he can marry girlfriend Kiana Kim. Pete Rose is looking to score a home run by limiting his...

Winning Child Support Modification

If ‘money talks’, actor Charlie Sheen is talking a lot about how he can no longer afford child support after being “blacklisted” in Hollywood, according to court documents obtained by People and Us Weekly. What would the entertainer have to prove to get...

Heartbreak Postnuptial Agreement

Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of rock legend Elvis Presley, is as happy as a ‘hound dog’. A judge in her divorce from Michael Lockwood recently ruled that her postnuptial agreement waiving alimony is valid. Are You Lonesome Tonight? Although she is single, the daughter...

Divorce and Student Loans

According to a recent survey, borrowers with student loans have been found to take on more debt, are more likely to divorce, and that just holding student loans can be a contributing factor in some divorces. Recent Study Money problems are usually an indicator of...