Divorce & Guardianship: On getting control over your "incapacitated" ex-spouse

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Guardianship of an ex spouse Anybody, even a total stranger, can petition the court for guardianship of another person no matter what the person’s age. So, even if you are separated from, or divorced from your spouse, and you feel that a situation exists such that the individual over whom you seek guardianship is “incapacitated” I …

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Listen to Our Children in Need: Special Needs Children and Divorce

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By Sherri Donovan Reprinted with author’s permission While every divorce is extremely difficult, with or without children, divorce for parents with a special needs child can be even more so. Advances in treatment of newborns with low birth weight and other serious medical conditions have dramatically increased the number of families that include a special …

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Debbie Rowe vs the Jacksons: When surrogacy collides with "equitable paternity" in custody disputes

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Can Debbie Rowe seriously challenge the Jacksons for custody of Paris Jackson and Prince Jackson? And if so, and she wins, could the courts conceivably throw in Blanket into her guardianship on the grounds that it is “in his best interest” not to be separated from his two other siblings? The Jacksons should not assume …

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NETHERLANDS: Parental neglect? Or No? Dutch child agencies battle over teenage sailor Laura Dekker

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NETHERLANDS: The Associated Press is reporting that fourteen year old Laura Dekker, whose parents are divorced, is the subject of an unwanted guardianship proceeding in the Netherlands. It is not the divorce of her parents that is at issue, however. That is not why child welfare services in the Netherlands have imposed a guardianship over the …

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The Beresford-Redman kids: Should the grandparents (Bruce's folks) get permanent custody?

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Bruce Beresford Redman, the Survivor producer is out on bail but stuck in Mexico pending the outcome of the investigation into his wife Monica’s strangulation murder. In the meantime, his parents have moved for permanent guardianship of his two children with his late wife, and according to TMZ, the parents claim that Bruce would want …

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Octomom inks reality show deal: but is it in the best interest of the children?

According to published reports, octomom Nadya Suleman and her eight babies will do a reality show. They have signed a contract whereby each baby gets $250 per episode. I read it here: http://omg.yahoo.com/news/court-docs-octomom-inks-showbiz-deal-for-tots/25663 A portion of the money will go into a trust till they turn 18. No word on how much mom will get …

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Will Gloria Allred seek a financial guardian for Michael Jackson's kids?

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According to Reuters, Michael Jackson’s parents, his mom specifically, has gained temporary guardianship over his estate and his children. I’ve been wondering though whether this is a situation that Gloria Allred is going to get involved in?  She seems to be pretty trigger happy with things like this. She is seeking a guardian placed on …

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