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December 2011 Archives

Woman denied divorce because she couldn't afford interpreter

The U.S. Department of Justice is reviewing the case of a Smith County woman who claims she was denied a divorce because she was unable to prepay for a court interpreter. The woman brought the civil complaint against the state 321st District Court for restricting her access because of her language barrier.

Woman ordered to repay child support to ex after paternity test

After a decade of suspicion, an Australian man secretly took his son for a DNA paternity test. The results showed that the boy was not his son, biologically. The man's suspicion was aroused both by his mother's remarks on how the boy looked nothing like him and the fact that he had once found his wife in a "compromising position" with a neighbor.