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Facebook and Twitter Play Big Roles in Divorces [Infographic]

Money may be the number one reason why couples divorce. But once the wheels start rolling to Splitsville, people are using social media more than ever in dissolving their marriages. The infographic below from Ruppert & Schaefer provides insightful statistics. For example, did you realize 81% of members in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers have used or encountered evidence taken from social media sites? Our Lawyers.com video shows you why it’s a bad idea to vent on Facebook or …

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Posted 1 year ago in Child Custody and Support Divorce by Sylvia Hsieh  
Real Housewife Porsha Stewart Wins Temp Support from Ex Kordell

Real Housewife of Atlanta Porsha Stewart, and soon-to-be-ex-wife of former NFL player Kordell Stewart, won a court order for $5,000 per month in spousal support. But Kordell is fighting back, claiming his wife of less than two years, is an “an able-bodied person earning income and able to support herself.” Kordell filed for divorce on March 22. According to Porsha, she was blindsided by the filing and Kordell changed the locks on their home without telling her. Georgia Superior Court …

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Custody Decided for Child of Murder-Suicide NFL Player

Nearly seven months after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend and committed suicide, a court has decided who will raise the infant daughter the couple left behind. A Kansas City commissioner has awarded custody of 9-month-old Zoey Belcher to Sophie Perkins, a cousin of Zoey’s mother, Kasandra Perkins. Belcher’s mother, Cheryl Shepherd, also sought custody of Zoey. On Dec. 1, 2012, Belcher shot Kasandra Perkins in the bedroom of their Independence, Mo. home. Shepherd, who had been …

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Pia Zadora Arrested for Battery of Entire Family

After allegedly beating up her entire family in a disagreement over her 16-year-old son’s bedtime, actress Pia Zadora was jailed in Las Vegas for domestic battery on June 1.   Bedtime Gone Bad Zadora, who lives with husband Michael Jeffries, who is a Las Vegas police detective, and her son Jordan (from a previous marriage), was reportedly drinking at home with Jeffries on the night of June 1. Jordan and Jeffries’ son Mike, 32, were outside talking when Zadora demanded …

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Posted 1 year ago in Child Custody and Support Divorce by Aaron Kase  
NBA Star Steve Nash Tries To Duck Child Support Payments

Basketball star Steve Nash is hoping to get out of paying child support for his three children, claiming that his ex-wife has enough money already and would spoil them with extravagent gifts. Nash currently plays point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers. He is best known for being the catalyst of the high-scoring “seven seconds or less” Phoenix Suns offense in the middle of the last decade, when he won two league most valuable player awards. He also spent six years …

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