child custody

A Hollywood battle for Child Custody

by Slater & Gordon Lawyers July 4, 2013 Law

There are reports this week that Gossip Girl actress Kelly Rutherford is to file for bankruptcy after spending everything she has on the international custody battle with her German ex-partner over where their 2 children will live, and what contact each should have. The case has been described in numerous sources as “Hollywood’s Ugliest Custody […]

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Steps to receive the Legal Custody of a Minor

by lawfirm March 28, 2013 Divorce

(US family law) Normally parents are given complete custody of their minor children unless illness or divorce, changes that. Considering the fitness of the parent/s, courts decide to give joint or sole custody. Under certain circumstances, a non-parent can also be given the custody of a minor. How the court decides the custody of a […]

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Will My Children have to Testify about Custody in my Divorce Case?

by kncatlanta September 20, 2012 Divorce

(US family law) Parents often ask us, “Will my children have to testify?”  Custody cases are emotionally difficult for parents going through a divorce, and they are just as emotionally challenging for the children.  Many parents worry about whether their children will be called to testify.  In some particularly terrible cases, a parent will actually […]

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Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise to get a Divorce

by edivorcepaper July 5, 2012 Family Law

Couples who take vows of honoring each other till time does them apart might also decide on taking a divorce when things take a toll. Similarly, Hollywood’s most talked about star couple is in the lime light once again, with this very similar situation of parting ways and ending a very personal relationship. The lavishing […]

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