Wednesday, October 1, 2014
          

Veteran Chooses Jail Over Giving His Disability Money To Ex-Wife

Posted in Alimony

Mysuncoast.com 9/22/2014

"... A Suncoast veteran went to jail Wednesday in order to keep all of his VA disability check. It's all because he and his wife are divorcing and she wants half. Under federal law, the money is exempt from alimony payments. But state law says she may be entitled to it. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.mysuncoast.com/news/local/veteran-chooses-jail-over-giving-his-disability-money-to-ex/article_45af2ac2-3ea9-11e4-8aea-0017a43b2370.html 


5 Bizarre Divorce Laws In The U.S.

Posted in Divorce

Dadsdivorce.com 9/22/2014

"... Divorce can have a huge impact on people's lives and can certainly make those involved with it act in unusual or atypical ways. But, sometimes, the actual divorce laws are already pretty strange. Read through these five different divorce laws, which exist in separate places across the U.S. and are just a tad bit bizarre. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/5-bizarre-divorce-laws-in-the-us.html 

New Jersey Reforms Alimony Law — A Bit

Posted in Alimony

Nationalparentsorganization.org 9/22/2014

"... It’s only a small victory, but a victory nonetheless. Last Wednesday, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill to reform New Jersey’s very out of date alimony laws. Of course divorce lawyers resisted with every fiber of their beings, but the bill received strong bi-partisan support in the state legislature. ..."

Read the entire article:https://www.nationalparentsorganization.org/component/content/article/16-latest-news/21921-new-jersey-reforms-alimony-law-a-bit 

Parental Alienation As A Diagnosis In Court Cases

Posted in Parental Alienation

Linkedin.com 9/22/2014

"... Others see little impact of Daubert on psychological testimony in criminal cases, including the admissibility of battered women syndrome evidence. In child custody cases, however, it is not clear whether courts are using Daubert criteria to evaluate expert testimony on the best interests of children issues. ..."

Read the entire article: https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140918163522-17256185-parental-alienation-as-a-diagnosis-in-court-cases 

Governor Disposes Of Mandating Diaper Changing Stations In Men's Rooms

Posted in Family Law Issues

Latimes.com 9/22/2014

"... The so-called “potty parity” measures would have required businesses that build or substantially modify restrooms to provide a baby changing station in the men’s room if one is provided in the women’s room. Businesses also could build one changing station in a restroom available to men and women. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.latimes.com/local/political/la-me-pc-gov-brown-disposes-of-bills-20140919-story.html 

 

Celebrities Line Up For Stand Up To Cancer Event

Posted in Entertainment News

Guardianlv.com 9/18/2014

"... Stand Up To Cancer, a charity event designed as a fund-raiser for cancer research programs, has announced an all-star line up for the celebrity studded show. The show has been made possible by the stations NBC, ABS, Fox and CBS. All have donated an hour of commercial-free airtime. This will be the fourth time that theStand Up To Cancer show has been produced. ..."

Read the entire article: http://guardianlv.com/2014/09/celebrities-line-up-for-stand-up-to-cancer-event-tonight-video/

Celebrity Scandals Prove That Celebrities Are Tragic And Flawed, Just Like Everyone Else

Posted in Entertainment News

Chicagonow.com 9/18/2014

"... When celebrities behave badly, judgment by way of public opinion has no other choice but to be swift and striking.  Because let’s face it, there’s no better way to make a statement to the world about America’s public relations stance on domestic violence/child abuse/drug abuse than to have a celebrity find him or herself in a public family tragedy. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.chicagonow.com/pimps-preachers-politicians/2014/09/rice-peterson-marshall-celebrity-scandals-prove-that-celebrities-are-tragic-and-flawed-just-like-everyone-else/ 

Celebrities Reveal The Crazy Things Fans Say To Them On The Street

Posted in Entertainment News

Huffingtonpost.com 9/18/2014

"... Celebrity sightings are undeniably awesome. There's something magical about seeing that Reese Witherspoon is an actual person who shops at Whole Foods instead of a figment of your Elle Woods imagination. But sometimes, we normal folk let the excitement get the best of us, which results in these hilariously awkward fan moments, as recounted by the stars themselves. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/17/what-fans-say-to-celebrities_n_5835462.html

Why Presidents Are Also Celebrities

Posted in Entertainment News

Theatlantic.com 9/18/2014

"... Americans ask a lot of our presidents. We ask, you could reasonably argue, too much of our presidents. We ask them not just to champion legislation, to lead powerful armed forces, to be heads of state, to be heads of political parties, to be constantly campaigning; we ask them also to lead us in a way that is fuzzier and yet, in some sense, more meaningful. We ask them to entertain us. We ask them to inspire us. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/09/how-our-presidents-became-our-celebrities/380420/



“Son, Men Don’t Get Raped”

Posted in Military

Gq.com 9/17/2014

"... Sexual assault is alarmingly common in the U.S. military, and more than half of the victims are men. According to the Pentagon, thirty-eight military men are sexually assaulted every single day. These are the stories you never hear—because the culprits almost always go free, the survivors rarely speak, and no one in the military or Congress has done enough to stop it. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.gq.com/long-form/male-military-rape 

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