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December 2013 Archives

Documentary examines difficult problems in family law

A new documentary being released entitled "Romeo Misses A Payment" takes a close look at some of the problems faced by non-custodial parents caught up in the court system over difficulties concerning child support and related issues. The filmmaker, who is also a father, took his camera to a variety of locations to conduct interviews with parents facing difficult problems with family law, including parents involved in court cases in Dallas, Texas.

Kardashian Odom marriage breaking up

Yet another celebrity marriage is in the process of breaking up. Texas fans of 29-year-old reality TV star Khloe Kardashian and her former husband, NBA forward Lamar Odom, are headed to divorce court after four years of marriage. She recently filed court papers to initiate proceedings to end the marriage and reclaim her maiden name of Kardashian after calling herself Mrs. Odom for quite a while.

Big battle over child support between Marc Anthony and wife

Latin superstar Marc Anthony and his ex-wife Dayanara Torres, a former Miss Universe, are currently embroiled in a fierce child support battle concerning their two children. The two have been apart since 2004, and she wants him to pay almost 10 times as much child support as he has been paying.

152 arrested for not paying child support

152 non-custodial parents from five counties in the Southern area of Texas have been arrested for ignoring court orders to pay child support. Sheriffs and their deputies from Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Webb, and Willacy made to arrests pursuant to court issued arrest warrants. Those arrested could be sanctioned by as much as six months of incarceration. In instances where the arrestees managed to post bonds to be released, the funds paid will be turned over to be applied to back child support owed.

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