For the most part, family courts see keeping both parents involved in children's lives as the ideal circumstance. Children benefit from spending time with both parents, assuming that each parent can create a healthy, safe environment for a child. But there are times when limiting a parent's access to a child is what's in the child's best interest.
It's not a secret that teen heartthrob Justin Bieber has recently been involved in a surprising paternity dispute. The public has found some humor in the idea that the baby-faced singer who's dating a former Disney star would have gotten a woman pregnant after a concert. Bieber has consistently denied the allegation that he's the father of any child.
Deciding to get a divorce can be a scary, emotional decision. It can be especially daunting for the person in the marriage who might not make as much money as their spouse. Will they be able to support themselves and their kids if they leave the marriage?
In a previous divorce post, we discussed famous athlete Deion Sanders and the ending of his marriage to his estranged wife Pilar. They have been married for about 12 years and have three children together. What looked like it might have been an amicable divorce, however, seems to have taken a turn for the nasty.
Moving on after a divorce can be challenging for many reasons. In part one of this series we discussed a counselor's advice, including how picking up where you left off before you were married might not be the best or easiest option.
In the U.S., more divorces occur in January than in any other month. For some this is due to trying to put on too brave of a face during the holidays. Others ride the "starting over" mentality that happens for many in January. And others choose the month for financial reasons.
Largely, the fantasy football season is coming to an end. The excitement is now shifting toward the Super Bowl. But one NFL player seems to be lacking any optimism in his life. Terrell Owens, known for his football career but also his work on reality TV, is now being referred to by his family law attorney as "a man without a team."
Throughout the county, there is a rich Native American heritage. Whether in Texas or Minnesota, there are certain areas in the states where different tribes live on their tribal lands. On those lands, tribal laws exist, laws that are different than the laws that non-Native Americans live by.
Another famous athlete. Another high-profile divorce. Deion Sanders isn't just a famous athlete, but he is undoubtedly one of the most famous in the U.S. He is one of few stars to play professional football and baseball. His sports successes have landed him a luxurious Texas home, a home that he is reportedly still sharing with his wife Pilar, even though Deion filed for divorce in Texas last month.