Tag Archives: divorce

Real Housewives of Orange County

Family Law Corner: Will Reality Show Accusations Play a Starring Role in Real Housewife Custody Case?

By Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis Van Voorhis & Sosna The Real Housewives franchise that started it all, the “Real Housewives of Orange County” (RHOC), is back in the…

Family Law Corner: Divorce is No Laughing Matter For Comedian Ron White

By Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis, Van Voorhis & Sosna In late June, singer-songwriter Margo Rey filed for divorce in Los Angeles from comedian Ron White (known as “Tater…

Family Law Corner: Differing “Views” on Surrogacy

Sherri Shepherd’s (formerly of “The View”) divorce has been one juicy headline after another. First, Shepherd and her husband, Lamar Sally, filed for divorce in different states. Their respective filings forced them to publicly acknowledge the…

Trapped in Marriage: Potential Pitfalls of Same-Sex Marriages in Non-Recognition States

When they decided to end their marriage, Mississippi residents Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham and Dana Ann Melancon faced an unusual hurdle: the court refused to grant them a divorce.

Court Has Widest Discretion to Choose Parenting Plan for Former “Gossip Girl” Star and Ex-Husband

“Gossip Girl” star Kelly Rutherford had one of the most contentious divorces and custody wars we have ever written about, complete with restraining orders, private investigators, and possible involvement by Rutherford in the revocation of her ex’s (Daniel Giersch) American visa.