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Going to School . . . Divorce Style
Posted on 10 Sep 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently decided a case involving a very common issue arising in school districts across the country due to the splitting up of families: what are a district’s responsibilities with getting a student to school when... Read More

Another Lawsuit Alleges Roberto Alomar Has HIV
Posted on 8 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Roberto Alomar's wife has accused the former baseball star in divorce papers of having unprotected sex with her despite knowing that he is HIV-positive. The New York Post reported Thursday that Maria Del Pilar Rivera Alomar. . . .... Read More

Barkin, Perelman Settle Lawsuits Over Movie Company
Posted on 19 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Cosmetics magnate Ronald Perelman has ended his legal fight with ex-wife Ellen Barkin over a movie production company they started while married but squabbled over for years after divorcing, according to court records and Barkin's... Read More

N.Y. Judge Nixes Douglas Ex's 'Wall Street' Lawsuit
Posted on 16 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Michael Douglas' ex-wife has lost a bid to cash in on his earnings from his recent "Wall Street" follow-up, with a judge saying her case is too much of a Hollywood divorce to set a sequel in a New York court. A Manhattan... Read More

Court Says Gay Couples Can't Divorce In Texas
Posted on 1 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DALLAS - (AP) Gay couples legally married in other states cannot get a divorce in Texas, where same-sex marriage is banned, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 5th Texas Court of Appeals ruled that a Dallas district court judge didn't have... Read More

Prince Sued By New York Law Firm For $700,000 In Fees
Posted on 4 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A New York City law firm says Prince owes more than $700,000 in legal fees for services that included helping to settle financial obligations to his former wife. The firm is suing the "Purple Rain" singer in state Supreme Court... Read More

Estranged Wife, Children Suing Dwyane Wade's Girlfriend
Posted on 6 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI – (AP) Adding to an already contentious divorce battle, Dwyane Wade's estranged wife has filed a lawsuit, claiming his relationship with actress Gabrielle Union is causing her and the star Miami Heat guard's two sons emotional distress... Read More

Fate Of Dodgers Could Rest In McCourt Divorce Case
Posted on 30 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) As the Los Angeles Dodgers cling to playoff hopes, a more important struggle for their future is taking place off the field over who owns the team. Starting on Monday, attorneys for former Dodger CEO Jamie McCourt will try to convince... Read More