Daily Archives: July 10, 2012 - 3 results


Posted 2 years ago in Divorce by Sylvia Hsieh  
Poker Star Sued by Ex-Husband Over Designer Shoe Collection

Will Beth Shak’s ex-husband get “sole” custody of her 1,200 pair designer shoe collection? Daniel Shak, himself a well-heeled hedge fund exec, has sued his poker star ex-wife over the collection, which he estimates to be worth $1 million, claiming he is entitled to several hundred thousand more in their divorce settlement. Although the couple divorced three years ago, he claims he only became aware of the treasure trove of footwear last year. Really? Beth Shak is almost as well …

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Posted 2 years ago in Internet Law by Michele Bowman  
Guess What? You Don’t Own Your Tweets

NEWS UPDATE: See the story and video at Twitter Caves and Hands Over Protester’s Tweets to Avoid Fines. In what’s being called a case of first impression, a judge in Manhattan ruled on July 2 that Twitter must turn over some of the deleted Tweets of a user who was arrested in October 2011 during an Occupy Wall Street demonstration. Prosecutors believe that Malcolm Harris was tweeting about an issue he is trying to use in his defense and that his …

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Posted 2 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
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Filing for Bankruptcy? You Still Have to Pay Child Support A Florida man almost escaped $180,000 in past-due child support when his ex-wife and the state didn’t bother to claim the debt during his bankruptcy proceedings, but a federal court has affirmed that he still owes the money nevertheless. Child support payments are rarely discharged in bankruptcy. Find Out More…   Using a Surrogate to Have a Child Many people who want children can’t have them for various reasons. As a …

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