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20 Biggest Celebrity Divorces of 2020

20 Biggest Celebrity Divorces of 2020

2020 has been a challenging year in many respects. The stress the year has brought is evident by the number of celebrity divorces that have occurred. Here are the top 20 divorces of the year.
1. Tracy Morgan and Megan Wollover
After five years of marriage, comedian Tracy Morgan...

Contempt of Court in New York Divorce Cases

Contempt of Court in New York Divorce Cases

When a court issues an order, the parties in the case must follow it. A court order is not optional or something that can be ignored. When a person violates or disregards a court order, the court has the power to enforce that order. This applies to divorce and family court cases as well as all...


12 Tips to Prepare for Your Divorce’s Pet Custody Case

12 Tips to Prepare for Your Divorce’s Pet Custody Case

Our pets are beloved family members and the thought of never seeing your cat or dog again after a divorce is probably unthinkable. In most states though, the law does not provide clear guidance for deciding pet custody, and instead, the courts treat a pet like they do any other kind of personal...

My Spouse Stopped Paying My Alimony. Now What?

My Spouse Stopped Paying My Alimony. Now What?

It's not uncommon for a spouse to stop making their court-ordered alimony or spousal support payments. Sometimes it's an oversight that is easily remedied. In other instances, it's intentional. When you rely on this money for your household budget, it's a major concern you need remedied....

Broken Promises: Enforcement of Divorce Judgments

Broken Promises: Enforcement of Divorce Judgments

You are divorced at long last, finally, receive your judgment of divorce, and are ready to move forward with your life. But then your spouse violates one or more of the terms of your decree. You have very clear rights should this happen and are entitled to enforcement, violation, and sometimes...

Critical Documents to Assemble Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

Critical Documents to Assemble Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

Once you've decided to file for divorce or your spouse has filed for divorce, you're likely in a hurry to obtain counsel to represent you in the case. When you first talk to an attorney you are considering hiring, they need information about your case and your situation to be able to offer any...

How to Get Spousal Support Before Your Divorce Is Final

How to Get Spousal Support Before Your Divorce Is Final

Divorce is not a fast process. From the time you first meet with your lawyer to the day the judge signs your judgment of divorce could easily be one to two years. Divorces amongst the wealthy are particularly complex, requiring careful identification and valuation of myriad assets and can take a...

Renegotiating a Prenuptial Agreement

Renegotiating a Prenuptial Agreement

If you and your spouse entered into a prenuptial or premarital agreement, you might feel confident that you are both protected should you ever face divorce. A prenuptial agreement is an essential document for a couple with numerous, complex assets. However, a prenuptial agreement should not be the...

Same-Sex Couples and Domestic Violence

Same-Sex Couples and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is an issue that can affect anyone. It impacts people regardless of financial situation, geographical location, education, gender, or sexuality. Unfortunately, in some areas of the United States, same-sex couples do not receive equal treatment under the law when it comes to...