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Prenups with Cheating Clauses

Carmelo Anthony is a professional basketball player with the New York Knicks. In 2007, he married television personality and author Alani “La La” Vazquez Anthony. They have one child, a ...
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Phil Spector is Divorcing

Harvey Phillip “Phil” Spector is a record producer, musician, song writer and convicted murderer. He is known worldwide for his “wall of sound” form music in the early 1960s ...
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Types of Marital Agreements

Whether prior to marriage, after the marriage occurs, or as a result of divorce proceedings, marital agreements often come in to play. In California, there are three types of marital agreements: 1. ...
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Community Debts in California Law

In California, payment of most debt acquired during the marriage is considered the responsibility of both spouses. Debt acquired before marriage or after the spouses separate is the responsibility of ...
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Prenuptial Agreements: Agreements to Disagree Later?

California residents Patrick Bode Dubbert ("Bo") met Walmart heiress Elizabeth Paige Laurie ("Paige") when they both attended an ACT prep course. Bo was the son of a successful ...
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Some Aspects of Marital Law Are Not Negotiable

Manual and Donna Diosdado married in 1988. They separated five years later when Donna accused Manual of having an affair. They reconciled, and part of their reconciliation was to enter into an ...
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Broken Hearts Cannot be Mended By the Legal System

Ronald was a divorced father of two when he met and fell in love with Bonnette. At the time, he owned numerous real estate properties. He wanted to ensure that those properties could be used to ...
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Forewarned: Love Doesn't Always Last Forever

Forewarned: Love Doesn't Always Last Forever When Nancy met Jeffrey Facter she was a part-time shoe salesperson at a Nordstrom's Department Store. She was the mother of two small children, and ...
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What are the Advantages of a Prenuptial Agreement?

It may be difficult to consider even the possibility of a divorce when you are engaged and ready to get married. There are significant advantages to doing so; however, and you may thank yourself ...
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A Rose by Any Other Name...

Warren Rosendale was a successful business man when he met Carol Walton. The two fell in love, and decided to get married. Since both had been married before, they decided to provide each other with ...
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Blinded by the Light

The Maglite is a flashlight popular with some law enforcement personnel because of its high beam and, if necessary, the ability to be used as a weapon. It is also part of California's family law ...
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Celebrities and Child Custody Disputes

While Heidi Klum and Seal may be attempting to divide custody of their four children in a non-contentious manner, other celebrity custody battles have often been acrimonious. Here's a few that you ...
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Celeb engagement news!

30 Rock actress, Katrina Bowden, and her boyfriend Ben Jorgensen, a rock musician, recently became engaged on January 28, 2012. Whenever a new celebrity couple plans to take the plunge, we have to ...
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Heidi Klum and Seal: Can Mediation Foster Reconciliation?

On January 23, Heidi Klum and Seal announced their separation and possible divorce. Yet both Heidi and Seal have been spotted still wearing their wedding bands as recently as January 28. And Seal has ...
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Russell Brand and Katy Perry: Good candidates for mediation?

While Russell Brand and Katy Perry may be calling it quits on their marriage, Brand claims they want to remain friends and have an amicable divorce, according to an article in the January 16, 2012 ...
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Love in the air for basketball players...

Basketball superstar, Michael Jordan, 48, proposed to his girlfriend, Yvette Prieto, 33, over Christmas weekend. Prieto, who was born in Cuba and is a model, and Jordan have been a couple since about ...
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Aretha Franklin's Engaged!

Grammy-Award-winning songstress, Aretha Franklin, 69, recently announced her engagement to longtime boyfriend, William Wilkerson, 64. The couple is set to wed this summer in Miami Beach. According to ...
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Pasadena Magazine - January 2012 Wedding and Events Issue!

The January 2012 Issue of Pasadena Magazine is on newstands and for sale NOW! The entire issue is dedicated to Weddings & Events so be sure to pick up a copy for yourself or for a bride-to-be or ...
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Another Famous Duo Doomed!

After just 14 months of marriage actor-comedian, Russell Brand, has filed for divorce from his pop star wife, Katy Perry. Unlike many Hollywood marriages, Russell and Katy did NOT sign a prenuptial ...
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Splitsville for another Hollywood couple!

Another celebrity couple headed for splitsville: Irish singer-songwriter, Sinead O'Connor, age 45, announced on December 26, 2011, that she was calling it quits with her husband, Berry Herridge, ...
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Happy New Year!

Makupson & Howard would like to wish all of you a safe, healthy, and prosperous New Year! We are here to provide services for all of your family law needs in 2012. Divorce Custody Child support ...
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Making Premarital Agreements Stick

Premarital agreements are notoriously easy to attack and difficult to defend. With more and more couples considering premarital agreements, it is helpful to understand some of the basic provisions ...
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