Divorce Crimes: Was Betty Broderick Justified in Murdering her Ex Husband Dan and His Former Secretary Turned Wife Linda?

Is Betty Broderick Getting a bum rap? Should she be paroled after killing her ex husband and his secretary turned wife? Is Betty Broderick deserving of Parole for Killing a Guy Who divorced her? Filed in Divorce Crimes The real question is: Is murdering your ex ever justifiable? And even if you answer “yes” to that […]

FLORIDA: Dan Markel Wendi Adelson updates: murdered FSU professor described his divorce from Wendi Adelson as “Pearl Harbor”

Above the Law, a popular NYC blog, had the following updates to the mysterious murder of FSU professor Dan Markel: Markel left behind two young sons and an ex-wife, Wendi Jill Adelson, also an FSU professor. Their divorce was acrimonious, punctuated by dozens of court dockets, hearings and a protracted custody battle over their two […]

Do American divorce lawyers have a legal duty to report tax cheats and tax dodgers?

a UK law, dating back to 2003 makes it a legal duty for divorce solicitors in the UK to report “suspicions” of tax dodging and tax cheating to the National Criminal Intelligence Service pursuant to the Proceeds of Crime Act. This anti money laundering legislation “applied to the transfer of assets from a person to their ex spouse on divorce.” Do American divorce lawyers have a similar duty?

PERU: Nazira Maria Cross arrested for allegedly poisoning her American husband and burying him in Nevada

The Black Widow Is Nazira Maria Cross a “black widow”? She according to the New York Daily News was arrested in Peru ending a multi year manhunt by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Her crime? It is alleged that her husband divorced her after he found out that she had embezzled a lot of money from […]

BROOKLYN: “Divorce gangs” in Orthodox community a rising menace but is the Jewish divorce “get” extortion scheme a worldwide problem?

The recent arrest of a cadre of rabbis and other Jewish men who tried to muscle other Jewish men into giving their estranged wives a “get” raises some very disturbing questions including, how widespread is this practice? Is this unique to the New York Jewish community? Or is it found in other enclaves around the […]