Category Archives: Celebrity
Divorce & Defamation: What is Johnny Depp suing Amanda Heard for?
On April 12, 2022, Johnny Depp’s defamation case against Amber Heard began. Since then, there have been daily blogs, news stories, and thousands of memes. Depp is suing Heard for defamation for statements Heard made about being a victim of domestic violence in a newspaper article following the parties’ divorce in 2017. Many times… Read More »
What Can We Learn (NOT to do) From Kanye West’s Social Media Posts
Kanye West’s recent social media posts about his wife Kim Kardashian, their children, their divorce, and Kim’s relationship with comedian Pete Davidson has thrust the topic of online postings and comments during divorces and legal disputes into the public spotlight. Though some Kanye backers are quick to point to Kanye’s artistic expression and unique… Read More »
#FreeBritney Let’s Be Honest, Does Britney Spears Need A Guardian?
There was a lot of talk recently about Britney Spears and whether or not she needs a guardianship (a/k/a conservatorship). People don’t really understand guardianships but to most it just doesn’t seem fair in many people’s eyes. The focus is why does her dad control her and her money and why can’t everyone (especially… Read More »
PRENUP UPHELD! Kelly Clarkson Protects 45 Million in Assets – But Did She Have to Worry About Her Premarital Property?
Back in December, we discussed Clarkson’s divorce in the context of soon-to-be ex-husband Brandon Blackstock’s request for $436,000 per month in support, which was contrary to the parties’ Prenuptial Agreement (Prenup). In late July, the Court ordered Clarkson to pay Blackstock $150,000 per month in temporary spousal support (alimony) and $45,000 per month in… Read More »
#FreeBritney Has Everyone Wondering – What is a Conservatorship?
What is a conservatorship? And is it different from a guardianship? Until recently, most people had no idea that a concept such as a conservatorship even existed, but ever since Britney’s legal battle with her conservatorship hit mainstream media, it’s the latest topic of conversation. For a little background: Since 2008, Britney has been… Read More »
The Multibillion-Dollar Gates Divorce, and No Prenup
Bill and Melinda Gates decided to call it quits after 27 years of marriage. As it turns out, they didn’t sign a prenuptial agreement 27 years ago. Was this a massive blunder that could cost Bill Gates half of his fortune? Bill and Melinda have reportedly already signed a separation agreement dividing up their… Read More »
Meghan, Harry, and our Fascination with Gossip
It seems like all we’ve heard and talked about this last week has been Meghan Markel, Prince Harry (can we still call him a Prince?), the Queen, Princess Kate, Prince William, Diana and the rest of Buckingham Palace. What is our fascination with the drama of Britain and the figureheads that really don’t have… Read More »
BUT YOUR HONOR, I HAVE A PRENUP! Kelly Clarkson’s soon-to-be Ex asks for $436,000/month in support
Earlier this year, Kelly Clarkson announced her separation from her husband of seven years, Brandon Blackstock. If you don’t know who Clarkson is, I applaud you for not being consumed by television shows, music, and gossip media – most of us are not that disciplined. Clarkson, the season one winner of American Idol has… Read More »
Cardi B and Offset Reconcile (again!): What does Reconciliation mean?
Rappers Cardi B and Offset (one member of the rap trio “Migos”) have publicly reconciled (again) after Cardi B filed for divorce in September 2020. The couple has been married for three years, by way of a private marriage ceremony in September 2017. They have a two year old daughter together, Kulture. Cardi B… Read More »
Dr. Dre’s Wife Requests $2M in Alimony Per Month
Dr. Dre’s divorce case in California* is presenting many family law legal issues on a scale not often seen. According to TMZ, Dr. Dre’s wife, Nicole Young, wants $1,936,399 to cover her monthly expenses. Here’s the breakdown — Laundry and cleaning $10,000 a month — Clothes $135,000 a month — Education (tuition and living… Read More »