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October 2011 Archives

Child custody suggestions for Halloween

When parents in Clark County create parenting plans, there are numerous things to consider. When parents have joint child custody plans, they must determine not only where their children will spend nights during the week, but also where they will spend the holidays.

Halle Berry prevails in dispute over custody of daughter

Academy Award winning actress Halle Berry has prevailed in court over her ex-boyfriend, model Gabriel Aubry, on some disputed issues in the ongoing child custody battle over their 3-year-old child. The couple's daughter, Nahla, is currently with her father while Berry is off making a movie. Washington state fans of the actress have followed the ongoing child custody dispute closely.

Settlement reported in divorce of Dodgers' team owner

In a widely publicized high net-worth divorce closely watched by many Clark County sports fans, a settlement has been reached between Dodgers team owner Frank McCourt and his estranged spouse Jamie McCourt. While all the details have not been made public, McCourt's ex-wife will reportedly receive approximately $130 million, while giving up any claim to ownership of a percentage of the baseball franchise.

Establishing the value of marital assets in Clark County

When Washington residents are undergoing divorce, they need to face the reality that the end of their marriages necessitates dividing all their economic assets. One vital issue that many couples have not considered, however, is how to put a dollar price on all of the assets so they can fairly be divided.

Washington recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

President Barack Obama has announced that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The announcement came partially as a response to recent statistics showing that domestic violence is an increasing problem throughout the world. During the president's proclamation, he revealed statistics that showed about three women die each year in the United States due to domestic violence. States like Washington can launch their own awareness programs to help bring domestic violence issues to the public forum.

Finding the right lawyer for your Clark County divorce

Divorce is one of the most life-changing events most people in Washington work through. Because the outcome of your divorce can impact the rest of your life, it is important to make sure the lawyer you hire is someone who will help you achieve the results you want.

Judge grants special custody arrangement in Grammar divorce

The former Seattle, Washington, icon Kelsey Grammar and his ex-wife Camille were back in child custody court last week, this time to discuss the possibility of Kelsey bringing their children with him on a trip to Los Angeles. Although the family court judge agreed to allow the visit, the judge also stated that as part of the child custody arrangement, Kelsey would need to bring the children to their regularly scheduled activities, including therapy, dance and various sports practices.

Sara Evan's ex breaks custody arrangement by bashing Evans on TV

When child custody plans are created, they are designed with the best interests of the children in mind. Many family law experts in Washington agree that parents can help their children the most by not putting them in the middle of parenting fights.

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