Vegas: Elaine Wynn Accused of Post Divorce “Grudge Match” Against Billionaire Ex Husband Steve Wynn

Elaine has been trying to dispose of about $1 billion worth of stock she owns in Wynn Casinos but apparently she is not contractually able to do so without her ex husband Steve Wynn’s permission.

Elaine has been trying to dispose of about $1 billion worth of stock she owns in Wynn Casinos but apparently she is not contractually able to do so without her ex husband Steve Wynn’s permission.

Lawyer Anthony Zappin fired from Mintz Levin Law Firm After NY Appellate Court Upheld Sanctions for Misconduct in his Divorce Action

Anthony Zappin is a lawyer who worked for a big firm Mintz Levin in New York. When he was embroiled in a divorce action, Mr Levin is accused of misusing and abusing his superior position as a Columbia University of Law graduate to bully and intimidate others, and to lie about one of the judges … Continue reading “Lawyer Anthony Zappin fired from Mintz Levin Law Firm After NY Appellate Court Upheld Sanctions for Misconduct in his Divorce Action”

A Sick Man: Ohio Divorce Lawyer Michael Fine Gets 12 Years in Prison for Hypnotising Clients in his Sheffield Office

Michael Fine had a penchant for giving his female clients hypnotised pleasure in his law office and one of the clients who suspected she had been hypnotised when she awoke to find her clothing dishevelled, alerted police and a video sting was arranged and they caught him flagrante delicto. According to the New York Post, … Continue reading “A Sick Man: Ohio Divorce Lawyer Michael Fine Gets 12 Years in Prison for Hypnotising Clients in his Sheffield Office”

5 Things Never to Tolerate From Your Divorce Lawyer

Most divorce lawyers are awesome but some can be real AHs. The thing with divorce lawyers who are A. H. is that I think they forget they are in the sales business and that their customers have choices. This business is not a monopoly by any means. Here a 5 things I think you should … Continue reading “5 Things Never to Tolerate From Your Divorce Lawyer”

Hollywood Divorce Lawyer Laura Wasser Has Her Hands Full With Jolie, Pitt, Depp & Heard

Laura Wasser is the most important divorce lawyer in Los Angeles and she is probably the most financial successful as well. All the celebrities out there go to her when they want to get divorced. Is it because she is that good? Or is it just perception? Right now, she is handling divorce cases for … Continue reading “Hollywood Divorce Lawyer Laura Wasser Has Her Hands Full With Jolie, Pitt, Depp & Heard”

Divorced? Are You Entitled to Money That You Are Not Getting?

Divorce Money Matters It happens pretty often that a divorcing spouse is entitled to certain monies such as income from retirement accounts or securities or even what is called “deferred compensation” that they never receive a penny. This happens if they had an incompetent attorney, or if they did not get adequate financial advise during … Continue reading “Divorced? Are You Entitled to Money That You Are Not Getting?”

Sanctions From a Divorce judge in a Divorce Case are Pretty Common

Divorce Sanctions It doesn’t happen everyday but it does happen that divorce judges sanction divorcing parties or their attorney’s in a divorce action. It usually is in response to some type of outrageous and/or repeatedly offensive behavior. The judge usually gives warnings before sanctions are imposed so there is some type of repetitious behavior that … Continue reading “Sanctions From a Divorce judge in a Divorce Case are Pretty Common”

What About Your Year End Bonus? Do You Have to Disclose That to Your Divorce Attorney?

The short answer is that bonuses at the end of the year are part of the marital property and yes, normally you need to disclose it to your attorney and in your financial affidavits. If you don’t and you are caught you may have to give all to your now despised spouse. If you don’t … Continue reading “What About Your Year End Bonus? Do You Have to Disclose That to Your Divorce Attorney?”

Owe Back Child Support? About to File Bankrupcy? You Still Have to Pay?

No, you cannot get out of paying back child support by filing for bankruptcy. It’s like student loans. Child support and spousal support payments are not dischargeable under the federal bankruptcy code. Normally, a petitioner for bankruptcy – especially a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, has to show the court that they are current on all their child … Continue reading “Owe Back Child Support? About to File Bankrupcy? You Still Have to Pay?”

Canadian Family Law Judge Rules that a dog is a dog is a piece of property; thus no “custody award”

Justice Richard Danyliuk of the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan has ruled against a woman who wanted him to impose a visitation and custody order for the 3 dogs she shared with her soon to be ex husband. In a 15 page ruling, the judge explained his reluctance to go down the slippery slope … Continue reading “Canadian Family Law Judge Rules that a dog is a dog is a piece of property; thus no “custody award””

When Will Huma Abedin Finalize Her Divorce From Anthony Weiner

They were married on July 10, 2010. Former president Bill Clinton officiated the ceremony. Six years later, it was over. Huma Abedin issued a public statement as follows: “After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband. Anthony and I remain devoted to doing … Continue reading “When Will Huma Abedin Finalize Her Divorce From Anthony Weiner”

Is it Hypocritical of Angelina to Seek “Sole Custody” After Everything She’s Said About Brad and She Parenting Together?

For nearly a decade, Angelina Jolie has waxed poetic about what a great father Brad Pitt is. She has talked non stop about how she and Brad formed a partnership so that they can “be parents together.” When she finally tied the knot with him it was so that “the whole family can be committed to … Continue reading “Is it Hypocritical of Angelina to Seek “Sole Custody” After Everything She’s Said About Brad and She Parenting Together?”

Could One-Night Stands Be More Damaging to Marriage than Long Term Love Affairs?

For example, a one night stand could just be a “meaningless fling” to the person committing the deed, but what if it has more long lasting and far-reaching consequences such as the contraction of a disease or the creation of a child? It also depends on who the one night stand was with. I would imagine for some spouses, it doesn’t matter who it was with. The unfaithfulness and act of betrayal – even if it only happened once – is enough to destroy trust. But for others, this could be an extenuating circumstance.

For example, a one night stand could just be a “meaningless fling” to the person committing the deed, but what if it has more long lasting and far-reaching consequences such as the contraction of a disease or the creation of a child? It also depends on who the one night stand was with. I would imagine for some spouses, it doesn’t matter who it was with. The unfaithfulness and act of betrayal – even if it only happened once – is enough to destroy trust. But for others, this could be an extenuating circumstance.

Donald Trump v Ivana Trump 1991 Divorce, currently sealed, could be UNSEALED if NYT has its way

He[counsel for the New York Times] also makes additional arguments grounded in First Amendment jurisprudence. It is an absolutely devastating motion, withering for Mr Trump, although it is left to be seen how his lawyers rebut this and how the judge rules. Mr McCraw points out, and I think smartly so, that there very well may not be any smoking guns in the Trump court files but he makes the point that the public does have the right to know for sure what is in those files in order to make an informed decision about their next president.

He[counsel for the New York Times] also makes additional arguments grounded in First Amendment jurisprudence. It is an absolutely devastating motion, withering for Mr Trump, although it is left to be seen how his lawyers rebut this and how the judge rules. Mr McCraw points out, and I think smartly so, that there very well may not be any smoking guns in the Trump court files but he makes the point that the public does have the right to know for sure what is in those files in order to make an informed decision about their next president.

In Matter of Gregory S v. Dana K: Mother Ordered to Write Book Report by Erie County Judge

A Buffalo New York judge issued the most interesting order in this family court case involving visitation and child support. The mother in the case is accused of having poisoned the children’s relationship with their father over the course of several years to the point that the children wanted nothing to do with their father. … Continue reading “In Matter of Gregory S v. Dana K: Mother Ordered to Write Book Report by Erie County Judge”

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES V. L. v. E. L., ET AL: A same-sex couple fight over custody & adoption

In this case, the Supreme Court was petitioned to determine if a lesbian woman had any parental rights over her former lesbian spouse’s biological children. The lesbian couple were married in the state of Georgia and one partner (prior to marriage) had 3 children by in vitro. The other partner subsequently adopted the children and … Continue reading “SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES V. L. v. E. L., ET AL: A same-sex couple fight over custody & adoption”