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May 2014 Archives

Kids may feel pressures when Dallas area parents divorce

It is no secret that going through a divorce can be a draining experience. The breakup of the marriage can be associated with many emotions for a person seeking divorce. But, the issues involved in the settlement process are not necessarily confined to the two people who are separating. When a couple has children together, the divorce process may be felt by the kids, if parents are not cautious in how they handle the issues in front of the children.

Sherri Shepherd now facing two child custody disputes

Last week we discussed the potential complex family law issues that may arise in the divorce between Lamar Sally and Sherri Shepherd, a host of “The View.” Two separate proceedings have been filed in that divorce. Since our last post, news of the family law dispute has grown. While Mr. Sally and Ms. Shepherd have no children together, the couple is expecting a child this summer through a surrogate.

'The View' host in coast to coast divorce cases

It did not take long for the issues to become more complex after Lamar Sally filed for separation from Sherri Shepherd. She is a host on the national television show, “The View.” She and Mr. Sally married in August 2011. The couple does not have any children together, although they are expecting a boy this summer through a surrogate.

Appellate court puts Texas same-sex divorce on hold

A family court judge ruled last week that the Texas ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The ruling came in a Texas divorce case. That ruling was quickly placed on hold by an appellate court while the matter goes up on appeal. The recent state court ruling was not exactly a direct challenge to the ban on same-sex marriage, per se. It was in response to a motion to dismiss a divorce and child-custody dispute in family court.