A U.S. father anxiously awaits the return of a daughter he has barely seen or known. The physician worked tirelessly in a child custody battle to get the young girl back from Japan, where the child's mother took her four years ago.
The visitation rights of a Texas family law judge have been suspended with the court issue of a temporary restraining order against the Aransas County legal official. The restraining order follows a claim by the judge's ex-wife that the couple's 10-year-old daughter is not safe with her father.
The announcement of the divorce between reality television star Kim Kardashian and pro-basketball player Kris Humphries has been headline fodder, but it is not a complete shock to marriage and financial experts. The marriage lasted 72 days before Kardashian called it quits.
Couples who entered into prenuptial agreements in the past were sometimes criticized for putting the divorce cart before the marriage horse. While the divorce rate continues to hover around 50 percent, some who are getting married or considering remarriage may feel differently.
Professional baseball pitcher John Lackey has allegedly filed for divorce from his wife of three years.
The separation and divorce of Tareq and Michaele Salahi has become as public as Michaele's reality show and the couple's party-crashing antics at a White House state dinner. Tareq Salahi has filed for divorce, claiming his wife abandoned him for a rock guitarist.
A biological father wanted to establish parental rights before his child was born. A state Supreme Court will decide if a paternity notice filed by the father came too late to prevent the child from being placed up for adoption or if a state government office is to blame.
The U.S. Census Bureau's 2009 Marital Events of Americans survey revealed that the nationwide divorce rate dropped to its lowest level in 40 years. Divorce may have faded as a trend, but many children are still at the heart of visitation, support and child custody disputes.
A new analysis of U.S. Census Bureau statistics reveals that the scope of Texas families has changed. Texas family law courts, which have dealt with divorce, alimony and child custody issues for married and heterosexual parents, are seeing a greater number of families defined by non-traditional relationships.
Divorcing couples in Texas have a lot of decisions ahead of them. Among the most contentious of those decisions is child custody. Often, both parents feel that they should receive full custody. This emotional topic can cause some parents to take matters into their own hands, as in this recent case.