Divorce & Custody Blog

DeSantis Makes Unprecedented Changes to Alimony

September 4, 2023

Florida, and Governor DeSantis, just became the only state to eliminate lifetime alimony awards.   Is this a good law or just a political maneuver to gain voter support?Alimony, often called spousal support, is a payment from one spouse to another after the divorce.   The public policy behind alimony is one spouse earned a career during…
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Barbie’s Dreamhouse, or Ken’s Mojo Dojo Casa House. Divorce Lawyers Chime In.

August 16, 2023

Does Ken Own Barbie’s Dreamhouse?Ken and Barbie might set a record for the longest-running relationship without getting married in history. They began dating 62 years ago but have never taken the plunge. Some speculate that Barbie isn’t happy about this and has been pushing for marriage; after all, she owns several wedding gowns.Strangely, for the…
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Heartbreak at the Real Yellowstone Ranch! Costner Surprised by Divorce.

June 23, 2023

Kevin Costner was recently blindsided when he was served with divorce papers from his wife of 18 years, Christine Baumgartner. Costner’s agent informed the press the divorce wasn’t a mutual decision. Kevin is stunned Christine filed for a divorce.Christine has pulled a move we have learned to expect from  Costner’s Yellowstone character, John Dutton. Christine…
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Should Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) be Red Carded for Serving Olivia Wilde Custody Papers While She Was On Stage?

May 17, 2023

Jason Sudeikis, known for his infamous role as soccer coach Ted Lasso, is going through a custody case with actress Olivia Wilde.  They have never been married.  They have two children, Otis and Daisy.   They have been co-parenting since 2020, without a court order.  That all changed recently.Jason filed a custody action in court.  By…
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Sharon Stone Loses Custody Over Sex Movie

April 15, 2023

Sharon Stone recently blamed losing custody of her son to the role she played in Basic Instinct.Lasting Repercussions of a Split SecondIn 1992, Sharon Stone played the femme fatale role in Basic Instinct. Best remembered by a single scene in which Sharon uncrossed her legs for “1/16th” of a second.  Revealing she was not wearing…
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Kelly Clarkson Takes Child Support Hit…. But Not Singing The Blues

March 9, 2023

 If you’ve ever felt like the amount of child support you pay isn’t fair, you may have more in common with Kelly than you realize.The American Idol star, pop music star, Voice show host, and talk show  host pays $45,601 per month in child support.  And she has primary custody of the children.  Let me…
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Keeping Her Name. How Diana Remained “Princess” After Divorcing the Royal Family

February 16, 2023

We know her as Diana, Princess of Wales, but before she married Prince Charles, she was Lady Diana Spencer, not “Princess”. So how did she continue to be known as a princess after her divorce?Although Diana was the daughter of an Earl, she was not royalty and only became a princess because she joined the…
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3 Ideas From 2022 That Turned Right Lawyers Into Better Lawyers 

January 24, 2023

Experimenting (or tinkering as one of our paralegal says) has always been a core philosophy at Right Lawyers.  We are open to trying, changing, or modifying anything at the firm to see if it makes things better for the clients, our staff, or the bottom line.  So much so, the same paralegal refers to me…
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Twas the Night Before a Gift Was Not a Gift

December 17, 2022

Twas the week before Christmas, when my neighbor went out, Purchased that Gucci handbag, his wife had been hinting about.As of late, they’d been having some big fights, He hoped a gift this nice would set things right.Later that day he began to feel remorse, He wondered, what would happen to the purse if there…
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Rocky Almost Knocked Out. Sylvester Stallone Calls Off Divorce.

December 16, 2022

Sylvester Stallone (the famous Rocky Balboa) and Jennifer Flavin filed for divorce after 25 years of marriage. Original reports indicate the star couple split because of a fight over a new Rottweiler, named Dwight. Stallone apparently adopted the dog against his wife’s wishes. Although Stallone later denied the rumors the divorce was spurred by the…
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