Christina Milian on divorcing while pregnant

TMZ is reporting that rap artist(?) The Dream filed for divorce from his wife Christina Milian just a few days before she gave birth to their daughter Violet. Those papers were filed superior court in Georgia back in February. However, Ms. Milian has allegedly moved to throw those papers out and has filed her own … Continue reading “Christina Milian on divorcing while pregnant”

Divorcing? Should a portion of child support checks be set aside to pay for college tuition for the kids?

A client recently asked if he could get the court to force his wife to put part of the child support into a college fund for the kids. My response was that the court could probably be convinced to do just about anything by a persuasive lawyer. But chances are, I said, I did not … Continue reading “Divorcing? Should a portion of child support checks be set aside to pay for college tuition for the kids?”

Would an “adultery tax” shame cheating spouses into remaining faithful or divorcing prior to starting new relationships?

 In light of the $9 million payout for a North Carolina wife, Mrs. Shackelford, (sum certain for an alienation of affection lawsuit she won against her husband’s mistress Anne Lindquist) got me to thinking about this issue of monetary payouts for adultery and whether there should be an adultery tax. Frankly, I think the fact … Continue reading “Would an “adultery tax” shame cheating spouses into remaining faithful or divorcing prior to starting new relationships?”

Healthcare reform will be good for divorcing couples (women in particular)

[GSMITHBOOK] Now that healthcare reform is the law of the land, I couldn’t help thinking of it from a divorce angle (I think of everything in the context of divorce these days) and I was reading an article in the Times of London about this divorcée Natoma Canfield who had written to President Obama asking … Continue reading “Healthcare reform will be good for divorcing couples (women in particular)”

Are divorcing CEO’s of major corps. answerable to shareholders for disclosing corporate secrets to their wives?

This question came to me after I read an article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday that George David, former CEO of UTC (United Technology Corp) allegedly used to discuss business deals with his wife, Countess Marie. In fact, this issue is expected to become front and center in their divorce trial when it resumes … Continue reading “Are divorcing CEO’s of major corps. answerable to shareholders for disclosing corporate secrets to their wives?”