Steve Harvey’s Ex-wife sued over YouTube videos

Is the new trend for venting your frustrations about your Ex? Will we see this in Baton Rouge? Social media has change the way we live and fight. Be careful, you may end up back in court. Steve Harvey’s ex-wife posted several videos on YouTube this weekend in which she alleges that the comedian and author was a [...]

By | 2017-05-18T22:53:04+00:00 June 8th, 2012|Being Sued, Divorce, Family Law, Social Media, Spousal Support, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Steve Harvey’s Ex-wife sued over YouTube videos

Woman Holds ‘X-Husband Sale,’ Spray Paints His Truck

Let’s hope Baton Rouge does not see any yard sales like this one: a Wisconsin woman caused a traffic jam earlier this week by holding an “X-husband” sale in her front yard. She placed signs reading “X-HUSBAND SALE” and “FREE” in front of her house accompanied by piles of her ex’s belongings. But what really stopped [...]

By | 2017-05-18T22:53:04+00:00 May 23rd, 2012|Divorce, Family Law, Spousal Support, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Woman Holds ‘X-Husband Sale,’ Spray Paints His Truck

Man With 30 Kids Requests Child Support Break

A 33-year-old Knoxville, Tenn. man with 30 children appeared in court this week to ask the state for child-support help, Memphis news station WREG reported Wednesday. Desmond Hatchett has fathered 30 children — which is believed to be the record in Knox county, according to the Los Angeles Times – with 11 different women. His youngest children are toddlers [...]

By | 2017-05-18T22:53:04+00:00 May 22nd, 2012|Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law, Spousal Support, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Man With 30 Kids Requests Child Support Break

Divorce courts mirror society as more women pay alimony in Baton Rouge

Tables have turned in U.S. divorce courts with more women paying their former husbands alimony and child support than ever before, according to U.S. lawyers. As women climb higher up the career ladder and outpace their exes in salary, when love goes wrong and marriages break up they are being compelled to contribute to the [...]

By | 2017-05-18T22:53:05+00:00 May 10th, 2012|Alimony, Divorce, Spousal Support|Comments Off on Divorce courts mirror society as more women pay alimony in Baton Rouge

Louisiana Compiles Public Database Of Delinquent Parents

Louisiana’s Department of Children and Family Services rounded up parents who have skirted their financial duties and listed them on a website accompanied by how much money they owe. All parents listed have been ordered by court to make child support payments. The total is alarming – tipping the scales at $1.2 billion in payments [...]

By | 2017-05-18T22:53:05+00:00 April 17th, 2012|Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law, Spousal Support|Comments Off on Louisiana Compiles Public Database Of Delinquent Parents

Under what circumstances will the court award alimony or spousal support?

The obligation of spouses to support each other does not necessarily terminate when they divorce. If the divorce will leave one spouse with very little income and the other with enough to contribute to the low-income spouse’s support, the court will usually award alimony, at least temporarily. Historically, spousal maintenance was awarded to homemaker wives, [...]

By | 2017-05-18T22:53:06+00:00 August 1st, 2011|Alimony, Family Law, Spousal Support|Comments Off on Under what circumstances will the court award alimony or spousal support?

Under what circumstances will the court award alimony or spousal support?

The obligation of spouses to support each other does not necessarily terminate when they divorce. If the divorce will leave one spouse with very little income and the other with enough to contribute to the low-income spouse’s support, the court will usually award alimony, at least temporarily. Historically, spousal maintenance was awarded to homemaker wives, [...]

By | 2017-05-18T22:53:06+00:00 July 21st, 2011|Alimony, Divorce, FAQ, Spousal Support|Comments Off on Under what circumstances will the court award alimony or spousal support?