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“Lost” Star Naveen Andrews Gain’s Sole Custody of Son

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Naveen Andrews Gains Custody of Son

Naveen Andrews, star of “Lost”, has gained sole physical and legal custody of his three-year old son Naveen Joshua in L.A. County Superior Court yesterday.  Naveen Joshua was previously in joint custody with Andrews and mother Elena Eustache, but when Eustache allegedly took her son out of L.A. County without permission and is claimed to have kept her son away from Andrews, the family law judge modified the custody order.

Under this new order, Andrews can now bring his son to Hawaii where “Lost” is filmed. Andrews’ girlfriend, Barbara Hershey, was also granted the right to accompany the boy.  A full custody hearing is scheduled for next month.

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January 8, 2009 Posted by | Custody, Family Law | , , , | Leave a comment

50 Cent Gets a Final Ruling on His Child Custody Case

Rapper 50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis James Jackson III, was given a final ruling in his child custody case concerning his son Marquise.  Jackson wanted two weekends a month with him, but has agreed to a judge’s awarding of one weekend.  He will also receive one month during the summer and half of his winter and spring breaks during the school year.

October 23, 2008 Posted by | Custody, Family Law | , , , , | Leave a comment

Madonna and Guy Ritchie Seeking Divorce

Madonna and Guy Ritchie Planning Divorce

Madonna and Guy Ritchie Planning Divorce

Its been a strange journey for Madonna and movie director husband Guy Ritchie, but now word is out that the two are planning to get divorced.

For now neither of the celeb’s representatives have made official statements, nor have any divorce attorneys made any remarks.

This should be an interesting case to follow, and you can be sure there will be follow ups right here.

October 15, 2008 Posted by | Celebrity, Custody, Divorce, Family Law | , , , , | Leave a comment

Alleged Domestic Violence Leads to Order of Protection for Hayden Panettiere’s Mom

Hayden Panettiere in Middle of Domestic Violence Case

Hayden Panettiere in Middle of Domestic Violence Case

A family law judge in the domestic violence case against Alan Panettiere, father of Hayden, is the real “hero” today, as he has filed an order of protection against him for the misdemeanor battery charges he is facing from an alleged fight with his wife in August.

The protection order states that Alan is not to “harass, strike, threaten, assault (sexually or otherwise), follow, stalk [or] molest” Lesley. Alan is due in court for the actual arraignment on December 11th and remains free on $50,000 bail.

October 15, 2008 Posted by | Domestic Violence, Family Law | , , | Leave a comment

Sharon Stone Loses Joint Custody of Son to Ex-Husband in Adoption Case

Sharon Stone in her classic Basic Instinct role.

Sharon Stone in her classic Basic Instinct role.

A judge has granted “permanent sole physical custody” of Sharon Stone’s adopted son Roan to her ex-husband Phil Bronstein after a request through her family law attorney for the custody agreement to be changed was denied.

The judge has stated that this new agreement is permanent unless either Bronstein moves closer to Los Angeles or Stone moves closer to San Francisco. Stone has retained custody of her two other adopted sons.

September 24, 2008 Posted by | Adoption, Custody, Divorce, Family Law | , , , , | 1 Comment

Damon Dash Custody Battle May Put Baby Mama in Cuffs

Damon Dash is fighting a family law custody battle with ex-wife Linda Williams over their son Damon Dash II.  Dash has not seen his son in four weeks after Williams pick up the boy for a weekend visit and never returned him.  The child’s whereabouts are currently unknown.

A recent court order filed against Williams to return Dash II was ignored, and now the judge has ordered a bench warrant to bring Williams in.

September 16, 2008 Posted by | Celebrity, Custody, Family Law, Under Arrest | , , , , | 2 Comments

Donnie Wahlberg Is Toughening Up For The Big “D”

Donnie and Kim are heading to Splitsville

Donnie and Kim are heading to Splitsville

Kim Fey, Donnie Wahlberg’s wife of nine years, has officially filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The couple separated back in January.

Fey is seeking sole custody of their two kids and and give Wahlberg visitation rights. Fey is also requesting spousal support.

More to come, as I’m sure we’ll be hearing from both of their Los Angeles or possibly San Jose Divorce Attorneys in the very near future.

August 18, 2008 Posted by | Celebrity, Divorce, Musician, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment