A chilling story out of Michigan this month has many residents here in Texas rethinking how they view the divorce process now. Often considered to be the bane of the marriage world, divorce carries with it a negative stigma of being drawn out and riddled with difficulties. But ss this story demonstrates, perhaps there are far worse things than having to go through a lengthy divorce.
Most people here in Texas probably associate child custody battles with divorce, but many of those same people would be surprised to find out that some cases actually arise from the sudden deaths of a child's parents who may not have taken the appropriate estate planning measures necessary to award custody to a living family member. Voids such as this can create complicated custody battles that leave children in guardianship limbo.
Two Texas women are still trying to wrap their minds around the arrest of a 57-year-old man who one knew as her ex-husband and the other knew as her current husband. What ties them together? An elaborate lie the man is accused of concocting that left everyone believing that he had been an intelligence officer for the military.
By the time many couples reach the final stage of their divorce, most are simply ready to be done with it all. Reading the fine print goes out the window and the urge to 'get out now' tends to take over. But according to some family law experts, an often overlooked clause in divorce agreements in Texas could be causing some problems to same-sex couples in the state.
Just about anyone in the state of Texas will tell you that one of the more difficult parts of divorce is figuring out child custody and the subsequent child support that must be paid to the primary parent. But sometimes these cases can get incredibily complicated, especially when caregivers are not the children's biological parents. Such is the case with Charlie Sheen and his ex-wife Denise Richards, who received temporary custody of Sheen's twin boys from a proveious marriage after their mother was accused of being on drugs.
Residents of Texas often times think about immigration status affecting employment more than any other aspect of a person's life, but in reality it affects much more and sometimes with significant consequences as well. As readers of our blog will see from an example case in Minnesota, immigration status can have a significant impact on child custody battles as well.
When it comes to celebrity news, there are two different types of people in Texas: those that want to hear all of the juicy little secrets and those that who would rather give them their privacy. But regardless of the standpoint, the media continues to report on even the most intimate details of celebrities' lives, regardless of whether they want the information to remain private or not.