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July 2011 Archives

Primary custody being awarded to fathers more accepted

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in the past ten years there has been a 27.3 percent increase in the number of households led by single parent fathers. And while the number of single dads is still less than the number of single mothers, the fact that there has at least been an increase shows that there seems to be a greater acceptance of the idea of a father being awarded primary or joint custody.

Schwarzenegger changes alimony on divorce filing to yes

While it's not 100 percent known why Arnold Schwarzenegger at first expressed interest in not paying his soon-to-be ex wife Maria Shriver spousal support, some are saying that the former governor may have decided for public relations reasons it's better to offer not only alimony payments, but also to pay for legal counsel.

Parents punished in custody cases for chubby kids

The American Medical Association is increasingly worried for our nation's children, and they are calling for drastic action. A commentary in a recent American Medical Association Journal proposed that obese children be removed from their parents' custody and placed into foster care to receive the diet and exercise they need.

Some parents in Missouri still owed child support

In the state of Missouri there are close to 400,000 people who are supposed to be paying child support. And while there are serious consequences for failing to pay, like wage garnishment and have a driver's license suspended, some are saying that some parents are still not paying, and that the Missouri Division of Child Support Enforcement is in need of help when it comes to enforcing the rules on those who owe.

Mother lies about ex to try and win custody of their kids

Child custody battles between two parents can get pretty heated, and in some situations one parent will even make allegations against the other as a way to try and win custody. Recently this happened when a 21-year-old mother lied to police about her ex breaking a restraining order.

Terrell Owens gets current on child support

Just two weeks after being accused of not being current on his child support, free agent Terrell Owens has paid all of the money that was owed. Now his attorney is requesting that the mother of his child - Melanie Paige Smith - drop the request that was filed to hold Owens in contempt of court for failing to stick to his portion of the court-ordered child support agreement.

Father shares story of child abducted by mother to Mexico

International child abductions by parents are on the rise. For last year alone it was reported that 1,500 children were unlawfully taking from one of their parents and transported to a foreign country by their other parent.

Ex-husband must pay $750,000 for late divorce settlement payment

The chief executive of an international financial group has been ordered to pay his wife in excess of $750,000 in interest charges on a $7.5 million payment that was previously agreed upon as part of the couple's divorce settlement. The claim is that by being late on the payment, he would have to pay her interest dating back to June of 2005 when the agreement was made.

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