Blog Posts in February, 2013

Charting A New Direction After A Divorce Or Custody Battle

Maps are wonderful tools. No matter where you are, you can see which direction to take to get to where you want to be. Whether it is a specific destination or more of a region, your map will get you ...
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Senate Judiciary OKs Civil Unions Bill

On Wednesday, Jan. 23, after several hours of testimony, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved SB 11 and moved the bill to the Appropriations Committee for consideration of the fiscal implications ...
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Australian Women "Cried Ghost" to Sway the Court in a Divorce Settlement

A 52-year-old woman in Southern Australia who wanted to keep her house in a divorce settlement told her lawyer, a property evaluator and a Judge, that a ghost was haunting the marital home. Apparently ...
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The State Of Kansas Sues Sperm Donor

There is an unfortunate expression that says "no good deed goes unpunished." While this is not a mantra to live by, it's easy to see why people feel that way from time to time. William ...
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Can My Kids Testify in My Custody Case?

I am often asked by my clients if their children can testify in their divorce case. This is turn results in a lengthy answer. It often hinges on the age of the child, and the nature of what the child ...
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Sarah Palin's Son Files for Divorce

Sarah Palin's 23 year-old son, Track Palin, the 23-year-old has filed for divorce from Britta Palin, his high school sweetheart and wife after less than 2 years of marriage. According to a report ...
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Deion Sanders Fights For Fulltime Fatherhood

Hall of Famer and NFL Analyst, Deion Sanders, has been in a battle far more intense than anything he ever experienced on the grid iron. Deion claims that disparaging remarks posted by estranged wife, ...
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Being Real About Your Feelings In An Amicable Divorce

Being Real About Your Feelings In An Amicable Divorce Thrown in with the stories of viciously dramatic celebrity divorces are the occasional tales of celebrity couples that had more amicable ...
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Can You Get High? Custody & Marijuana

Can you get high? Your custody case and marijuana: The short answer is yes, you can get high and still be granted parenting time with your kids. But just because it is legal, does not mean a high ...
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Tax Credits and Children

Parents need to be aware of the various child dependent exemptions and credits that are available to them on their tax returns and how they might be affected by a parenting plan or divorce ...
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