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ADELE DIVORCE

Singer, Adele, has filed for divorce from her husband, Simon Konecki.  She plans to co-parent their son, Angelo, age 6. This is a major child custody issue that is the forefront of their divorce. The singer, who filed for divorce from her estranged husband in Los...

Adele’s divorce and the consequence of no prenuptial agreement

News of Adele’s impending divorce from her husband Simon Konecki was a surprise to many, and many more were surprised that the star and her husband had not signed a pre-nuptial agreement. Under California law, Konecki may be entitled to up to half of the singer’s...

Kentucky states Judges must presume shared parenting plan in child custody battles.

In June, Kentucky will become the first state to require a presumption of equally shared parenting in child-custody cases even when one or more parents is opposed. While it’s common for states to prefer joint custody when both parents are amenable, Kentucky’s...

Utah couple heads to state Supreme Court over law that prevents married gay men from having biological children through surrogacy

Jon and Noel started talking about having a family not long after they married in 2013. An author and a professor who have been together more than a decade, the couple considered adoption, but settled on surrogacy out of a strong desire to have a biological child....

Gutierrez v Guterrez a complex perspective in calculating spousal support

In Gutierrez v Gutierrez a Mississippi Supreme Court Case the supreme Court of Mississippi evaluated and ruled upon a very complicated spousal support and property debt and asset division family law case. The first major issue the trial court had to undertake was 2nd...

Easley v Easley: The alleged Due process violation from the Court ordered sale of the marital residence

Often parties to a marriage buy a home and eventually when the divorce comes are trying to split the marital equities and debts.  One of the hardest assets to divide is the marital residence.  Why is it hard to divide? Often there is a dispute as to how to...