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Car Crashes Can Happen to Anyone

Kris Jenner Involved in Car Crash ​Unfortunately, car crashes can happen to anyone at anytime, and even the rich and famous are not immune to the situation.  Likewise, celebrity matriarch Kris Jenner was recently involved in a car crash in California when her vehicle collided with another.  The car crash happened in Calabasas Rd. when Jenner was driving west, and a vehicle heading west turned in front of her just before the 101 freeway.  Although Jenner attempted to stop her Rolls-Royce before the car accident, she was unable to do so and collided the front end of her vehicle with a Prius.  Although...

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Divorce and Disabled Children

Navigating through a Divorce with a Disabled Child The term “disabled” refers to a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially inhibits major life activities, someone who has a record of impairments, or is known to have an impairment.  Divorce is hard no matter what the situation, however, when it involves a disabled child it be trickier.  Likewise, deciding support for a non-minor child with a disability can be equally as mentally and emotionally taxing as the actual divorce.  When a couple divorces and have a non-minor child with a disability, the court may award money out of the...

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Relocation After Divorce

Parent’s Rights to Relocation After Divorce Even when a divorce is final, that doesn’t mean complications and complexities with the situation can’t arise.  Furthermore, if one parent seeks to relocate with the child, there are certain procedures that must be followed.  Likewise, since relocation of a parent means substantial change in circumstances for a child, the following must be kept in mind for the party seeking to move:Date and address of parent’s relocationLength of time the relocation will last60-day written notice of the relocation to be filed with the court Rights of the Non-Relocating Parent If the...

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“Divorce Selfie” Making Headlines

A couple in Canada has become famous for posting a photo to social media of themselves after filing for their divorce. The photo is considered unique because the couple, Chris and Shannon Neuman, appear to be happy in the photo by smiling. Shannon posted the picture to her Facebook account stating her and her husband, Chris, had made the decision to divorce and are happy because they choose to do so amicably with the best intentions for their children. Shannon claims they decided to end their marriage without being bitter and putting their children in the middle of a nasty...

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Carnegie Deli Owners Divorce

After 25 years of marriage, the owners of the famous restaurant Carnegie Deli have reached a settlement agreement finalizing their divorce. Sandy and Marian Levine owned the deli after Marian inherited the franchise from her father. Marian sued to divorce Sandy after discovering he had been having an affair with one of the deli’s employees. Marian claims Sandy was giving his mistress money along with the deli’s recipes because the woman was planning to start her own business. The couple reached a settlement agreement this week terminating the marriage and resolving a separate lawsuit accusing Sandy of stealing from the...

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Alabama Governor’s Divorce Making Headline

The wife of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley filed for divorce on August 28 as an attempt to end their 50-year marriage. Once the First Lady Dianne Bentley’s attorneys filed the divorce papers, it began drawing national attention. Although the judge assigned to the case has sealed the divorce documents, rumors are circulating to what has lead to the divorce. One speculation is that the governor had an affair with a staffer and possibly misused state funds. On Wednesday, a member of the Alabama Republican Executive Committee suggested that Bentley resign from office due to the allegations. Neither Bentley nor the...

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Celebrity Chef Gloria De Laurentiis Ordered to Pay Child Support

Celebrity chef Gloria De Laurentiis has finalized her divorce to designer Todd Thompson. The couple was married for 11 years and have a 7-year-old daughter. The couple will share joint custody, and Laurentiis was ordered to pay Thompson $9,000 a month for child support. The couple did not have a prenuptial agreement, and a judge ordered that their bank accounts totally $2 million will need to be split. Thompson also kept their home worth $3.2 million and home furnishings and art work valuing over $300,000. Laurentiis will keep her GDL Foods Inc. and production company rights, but will have to...

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IL Motorcycle Accident Kills Woman

A motorcycle accident on Sunday night has claimed the life of an Illinois woman. The accident happened in Clinton County, Illinois around 9:15 p.m. The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department reported that a man was operating a motorcycle along Illinois 127 when a collision occurred with a passenger vehicle. The accident site was near County Farm Road, and it is not yet known what caused the crash. The motorcyclist was transported to a hospital by the Arch Medical Services helicopter, and his female passenger was transported by ambulance to a St. Louis hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver of...

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Another Politician Files For Divorce

Just a couple weeks after Alabama Governor filed for divorce, Maine’s 1st Congressional District U.S. Democratic Representative Chellie Pingree has also filed for divorce. Pingree has been married to hedge fund manager, Donald Sussman, for four years and says the decision to divorce has been mutual and amicable. The couple married in 2011 and a year later, Sussman bought the Portland Press Herald, and the sister newspapers, saving the business. Financial agreements have not yet been made public regarding the divorce. When a decision to divorce is reached by both individuals in a marriage, the...

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School Bus Kills Pedestrian in O’Fallon

Police in O’Fallon, Illinois are investigating a school bus accident that injured one pedestrian and killed another. On Tuesday afternoon, a school bus transporting several elementary school students was traveling westbound on Highway 50 in O’Fallon when the bus struck two pedestrians. The pedestrians, 36-year-old Junu Rai and 45-year-old Dal Mager, were also walking westbound on the roadway when the accident occurred. Authorities claim they were walking on the roadway where there is little to no shoulder available. Both pedestrians were transported to the hospital where Rai was pronounced dead, and Mager remains in serious condition. The bus belongs to...

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