Month: December 2012

Miami “Housewife” files for divorce

Marysol Patton, a star of "Real Housewives of Miami," has filed for divorcdie from her French husband. In spite of the dissolution of marriage, the reality star claims that she and her husband are on good terms. The marriage was short-lived, however, lasting only 2.5...

Dennis Rodman ordered to pay $500K in child support

Dennis Rodman, former basketball star, has been ordered to make back child support payments in the amount of $500,000 to his ex-wife. He was found in contempt of court for failure to comply with a child support order. Rodman was also sentenced to informal probation in...

Disabled parents are losing custody of their children

When Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act, the intent was to protect people with mental and physical disabilities. However, parents with disabilities face a legal quagmire when it comes to retaining child custody. Many states have laws regarding the...

Reassessing Florida alimony

Couples marry, have children and raise them together. When the kids leave home, however, sometimes the parents find themselves staring at each other, wondering what they have in common. Increasingly, divorce follows. One parent might even have quit working or taken a...