Yearly Archives: 2016

Fake Lawyer Sued for Fraud: Will He Hire Counsel?

Fake Lawyer Sued for Fraud: Will He Hire Counsel?In a perfect world, the teen in West Palm Beach who played doctor professionally and was recently criminally charged would be represented by the man accused of moonlighting as a lawyer in the local courts. But ours is not a perfect world, as evidenced by the fact that Paul Donahue posed as Continue Reading...

16 Things a Divorce Lawyer Wants You to Know

16 Things a Divorce Lawyer Wants You to KnowIn 2014, the Office for National Statistics released data that suggested 42% of modern day couples get divorced — which isn’t the hugely encouraging figure you want slapping you around the face before your wedding day.But unfortunately, that’s the way it is — which is why divorce lawyer David Ruck, a partner Continue Reading...

Divorce And The Dog

Divorce And The DogDivorce and the dog: What happens when both of you want to keep your beloved pet? Divorce attorney, Sylvia Costantino guest posts on this sensitive and very significant divorce issue, offering an understanding of dog custody issues and tips to maximize your chances of ending up with your dog.Fighting Over Fido: Custody Disputes Over Pets by Sylvia Continue Reading...

Louisiana Rapper’s Case Speaks to Bigger Problems in the Criminal Justice System

 Louisiana Rapper’s Case Speaks to Bigger Problems in the Criminal Justice SystemFifteen years ago, a Louisiana jury convicted 22-year-old McKinley “Mac” Phipps—then a rising star on the famed hip hop label, No Limit Records—of manslaughter in the shooting death of a young concertgoer. He was sentenced to thirty years of hard labor for a crime that, to this day, he Continue Reading...

10 Divorce Court Horror Stories, Straight From Attorneys

 10 Divorce Court Horror Stories, Straight From AttorneysThere’s nothing like divorce to bring out the worst in people. Just ask divorce lawyers.Below, attorneys who specialize in family law share the craziest antics they’ve had the pleasure of witnessing over the years. (Out of respect for their clients, they’ve requested to remain anonymous.)1. “One of my clients had a chemical peel Continue Reading...

This Divorced Couple Solved A Very Real Problem For Exes Everywhere

This Divorced Couple Solved A Very Real Problem For Exes EverywhereWhen Ken and Wanda Bass divorced in 2002 after 15 years together, they weren’t the kind of exes who’d casually send Mother’s Day and Father’s Day cards for the sake of the kids. In fact, when they did talk, they usually ended up arguing.Eventually, both Ken and Wanda — parents Continue Reading...

Paparazzi By Drone: Is This Legal?

Paparazzi By Drone: Is This Legal?“Is your daughter stalked by like drones? Are there drones flying where she’s trying to learn how to swim at age 1?” asked Kanye West after a paparazzo used a drone to watch North West, Kim Kardashian’s and Kanye’s daughter, in the couple’s backyard pool.Paparazzi using drones — the so called “dronerazzi” — are using Continue Reading...

‘Good’ Divorces Do Exist — I’m Living Proof

‘Good’ Divorces Do Exist — I’m Living ProofMay 29th of this year will definitely be a day worth celebrating for me, as it’s my anniversary. No, not my wedding anniversary. Quite the opposite, in fact. May 29th is my anniversary of walking into a courtroom on a sunny spring day and standing before a judge as she thoroughly went over Continue Reading...

Mother accused of kidnapping Coconut Creek child phones in during custody hearing

Mother accused of kidnapping Coconut Creek child phones in during custody hearingCOCONUT CREEK, Fla. – An Amber Alert was issued Monday for a missing Coconut Creek child believed to have been abducted by his mother, who does not have custody of him. Tiffany Kiley, 29, telephoned the court during a custody hearing for her son, Julian Kiley, 5, later in Continue Reading...
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