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June 2014 Archives

Singers Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez's divorce finalized

Celebrity news sources routinely have stories on celebrity marriage, divorce and more. The general public tends in be interested in such matters, and likely realizes that regardless of one's social standing, various issues surrounding marriage, divorce, child support and child custody can affect anyone. In fact, Michigan residents familiar with singers Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony may find it interesting to learn that after a three year separation, the two singers divorce was recently finalized.

Fathers' rights matter in family law cases

With many children honoring their fathers on the recent Father's Day, fathers who are divorced, separated or have children but do not have primary physical custody of their children are likely grateful they could enjoy some time with their children. However, many fathers across the country may wonder what sort of child custody and child support arrangement a family court will come up for them or how they can modify child custody arrangements in order to spend more time with their children.

Reality TV star, Bethenny Frankel, settles child custody dispute

Michigan fans familiar with the Bravo reality TV star Bethenny Frankel may find it interesting to learn that following a contentious and bitter battle in court with her husband over the custody of their now four-year-old daughter, the couple has agreed to share parenting duties.

Are stay-at-home spouses entitled to alimony?

Following the birth of a child, many couples may consider the value of one of the spouses remaining at home to care for the new addition. Where a family may have enjoyed dual income, a decision to stay at home will undoubtedly require a sacrifice on the part of both the parties. In many cases, however, when one spouse decides to quit their job, the couple may not have considered all the implications of making this decision and all the consequences that follow should the marriage fall apart.

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