Category Archives: Family Law Corner

Caught in a Trap: Presley’s Fiduciary Dilemma

Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis, Van Voorhis & Sosna After ten years of marriage, Lisa Marie Presley is all shook up after discovering that her fourth husband, Michael Lockwood,…

Seeking New Solos!

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Through the Looking Glass of the Depp-Heard Marriage

Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis, Van Voorhis & Sosna In the aftermath of the domestic violence allegations made by Amber Heard (“The Danish Girl”) about her husband of fifteen…

Family Law Disclosure Forms: The Ins and Outs

In late April, BASF’s Paralegal Section hosted a presentation about Family Law disclosure forms. The speakers included David Blacker, a partner at Blacker, Sammis & Blacker; Patricia Pennington, RP®, a…

Charlie Sheen Needs “Two and a Half Men” to Pay His Child Support

Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis, Van Voorhis & Sosna Charlie Sheen’s exes are claiming he knew exactly what he was doing when he sold his rights to his hit…

How “California Love” and Marriage Differs from North Carolina

Ariel Sosna and Sarah, Van Voorhis Van Voorhis & Sosna What do Kurt Cobain and Tupac Shakur have in common aside from legendary status and huge estates? Family members who…

O’Reilly Didn’t Factor This In

Ariel Sosna and Sarah, Van Voorhis Van Voorhis & Sosna Fox News’ anchor Bill O’Reilly, who regularly asserts that the crime rates in African American communities are due to the…

Family Law Corner: Can Caan Be Forced to Work?

By Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis, Van Voorhis & Sosna James Caan (The Godfather and Elf) is claiming that his soon-to-be ex-wife Linda Stokes is trying to make him…

Mama Don’t Preach: Madonna’s Custody Battle Takes Center Stage

Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis, Van Voorhis & Sosna Guy Ritchie and Madonna have kept their co-parenting out of the spotlight for six years, but now they are battling…

Family Law Corner Surrogate on the Hook for Child Support? The View from Pennsylvania Says No

Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis, Van Voorhis & Sosna Sherri Shepherd’s (The View) three-year fight to invalidate her surrogacy contract has established the law in Pennsylvania (In Re: Baby…