It was recently reported that movie star Hallie Berry has taken her daughter’s father to court over his actions of straightening and changing their daughter’s hair color, claiming that he exceeded the bounds rights as a joint legal custodian. Believe it or not, this is not an unusual issue come up when two parents of a child are not living together.
Divorce takes an emotional toll on all families. For over 60% of the households in the United States, that also includes their pets.
Is a wife entitled to formula temporary maintenance in a divorce action, merely because she is the less-monied spouse. No, says New York County Supreme Court Justice Matthew F. Cooper in his October 22, 2014 decision in Joseph M. v. Lauren J.
Domestic violence is a criminal matter. However, when a domestic violence victim seeks divorce, it is also necessary to consult with an experienced family law attorney.
Across the country, victims of domestic violence struggle to secure housing after escaping abuse. As a result, domestic violence is among the leading causes of homelessness in the United States.
Non-lawyers writing words like Petition and easy in the same sentence? You got to be kidding me!
College support is back in the news as a young woman resident in New Jersey has sued her parents to contribute to her undergraduate education at Philadelphia’s Temple University. The case brings us to revisit the question of how college agreements need to be molded to meet with the new realities of post secondary education.
With growing frequency, couples are fighting for custody of their cats and dogs when they divorce. Like all litigated matters, a pet custody case can be expensive and contentious.