Food Network star’s divorce now official

Food Network host Giada De Laurentiis, who is now officially divorced from her ex-husband, has been ordered to pay a large sum to her ex as part of the divorce arrangement.

According to the report, the 45-year-old culinary chef has been ordered to pay $2 million plus a monthly child support of $9,000 to Todd Thompson, her former husband of 11 years. Thompson will also get to keep their home in Pacific Palisades, which is worth $3.2 million. Court documents show De Laurentiis should split the profits from her previously published cookbooks with her ex, as well as the ones that are currently in the works. Both individuals say they plan to share joint custody over their daughter.

To know more about taking care of your welfare during a divorce in The Woodlands, consult with our team of aggressive and seasoned family law attorneys at BB Law Group PLLC who know how important it is for you to reach a favorable divorce arrangement. Call us at (832) 534-2589 for a free case assessment today.


Jake Owen and Lacey Buchanan divorcing after three years of marriage

After three years of marriage, country star Jake Owen and model Lacey Buchanan have decided to file for divorce, the U.S. Magazine reported last month.

The couple’s decision to divorce was made public in an announcement made by the 33-year-old singer via Twitter. Owen said filing for divorce was one is the hardest things he has ever done. Owen also said that he and his ex-wife are focused on raising their daughter, Pearl, born in November 2012.

The two first worked together for the singer’s “Eight Second Ride” video. They got engaged in April 2012 and married a month later.

Divorce is a life-changing event for every member of the family. During the time, many parents are focused on seeking an arrangement that will work best for their children’s needs. To know more about how to file for divorce in The Woodlands, speak with our team at the BB Law Group PLLC by calling (832) 534-2589 today.


Tori Spelling’s husband served over not paying child support

Reality T.V. star Dean McDermott has recently been served court papers after allegedly falling behind his son’s child support payments for five months, according to a report by SF Gate on Thursday, August 20.

McDermott’s estranged wife, Mary Jo Eustace, is asking her ex to pay for $8,700 in child support for their 16-year-old son, Jack. He was given 30 days to pay the amount in full and avoid jail time. Jack has appeared irregularly in some of Spelling and McDermott’s reality T.V. shows. McDermott’s ex, on the other hand, had been seen chatting with Spelling last year in one of their shows.

McDermott has four other children with Spelling, named Stella, Hattie, Finn and Liam.

Child support is just one of the many legal complexities associated with divorce. To know more about taking care of your children’s welfare after a divorce, consult with our team of family law attorneys at the BB Law Group PLLC by calling our office in The Woodlands at (832) 534-2589 today.


Country stars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert file for divorce

After four short years of marriage, country music stars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert have officially announced that they are divorcing, according to a July 20 U.S. News report.

In a statement filed by their representatives, the ex-couple asked everyone for privacy and compassion as they go through this trying time. The two have been through rough times in the public eye, with tabloids scrutinizing their personal lives and Lambert’s weight over the years.

Blake Shelton co-hosted the Academy of Country Music Awards and has also been one of the judges on “The Voice.” Miranda Lambert is an award-winning country music singer who has won several Grammys and dominated various country music awards scenes.

Filing for a divorce is a process that entails not just emotional will, but legal competence as well. The team at the BB Law Group PLLC is willing to help divorcing couples in The Woodlands file for a divorce and fight for a favorable divorce agreement. To learn if we might be able to advocate on your behalf, call us at (832) 534-2589 today.


Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck announce divorce

In a short statement issued to People, Hollywood stars Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck announced they are ending their 10 years of union with a divorce, the magazine stated on June 30.

The two started dating after filming 2003’s Daredevil, and were married soon after in 2005. They have three kids, 3-year-old Samuel, 6-year-old Seraphina, and 9-year-old Violet. The 42-year-old actor and the 43-year-old actress said they still care for each other and are committed to co-parenting their children. They are also requesting the public to value their privacy as these issues are worked out.

Ben Affleck was previously married to Jennifer Lopez until their divorce in 2004. An unnamed source stated the couple is seeking a mediated divorce.

During this trying time, you need the legal guidance of a family law attorney who knows well how to look after your welfare. Our team of divorce attorneys at the BB Law Group PLLC is capable of helping you through your divorce. Call our office in the Woodlands at (832) 534-2589, and tell us more about your situation.


Houston Rockets player sued over failure to pay child support

A woman whose child was fathered by Houston Rockets player Dwight Howard has filed court documents stating that the basketball star has been lagging behind his financial obligations to their 4-year-old child, the New York Daily News reported on June 10.

The woman, whose real identity was withheld, said Howard has only paid half of the $10,000 child support for the past couple of months. The woman also wants to increase the child support payments due to the difficulties the child must experience as the child of a celebrity.

In 2013, Dwight Howard sealed an $88 million deal with the Rockets. The star also reportedly earns $27 million per year from endorsements.

A child support agreement that is favorable for your children could mean a future full of hope and financial security. For your child support issues in the Woodlands, speak with a family law attorney at the BB Law Group PLLC by calling (832) 534-2589 today.


Asset division for Chris Rock and ex-wife underway

American comedian Chris Rock and his estranged wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, are reportedly engaged in a financial dispute, as the 46-year-old mother seeks a larger portion of the comedian’s assets to support her and their two children, The Daily Mail stated on June 15.

The 50-year-old star filed for a divorce in December. Since their prenup had expired, the two could face a legal battle over the asset division of Rock’s estimated $70 million. Court filings showed Malaak wants to continue the standard of living she had grown accustomed to during their marriage.

After marrying to Rock in 1996, Malaak gave up her career in public relations and spent most of her time caring for their two kids, 13-year-old Lola Simone and 11-year-old Zahra.

Protecting the lifestyle you once had when you were married can be challenging, especially without the help of attorneys accustomed to fighting for beneficial asset division and spousal support agreements. Consult with our team in the Woodlands at the BB Law Group PLLC by calling (832) 534-2589 today.


Chris Brown hasn’t paid child support since March

Musical artist Chris Brown allegedly stopped paying for his 11-month-old daughter’s child support, according to a report by The Daily Mail on May 25.

Since March, the singer reportedly stopped giving his ex-fling Nia Guzman a monthly payment of $2,500 for child support after she demanded that the payment be increased to $15,000. The report added that legal documents are being prepared to set a new child support payment amount and demand the missed payments.

Child support disputes like this have the potential to endanger the welfare and financial security of your children. To learn how you might be able to fight for your children’s right to proper financial support in The Woodlands, our team of family law attorneys at BB Law Group PLLC is willing to answer any of your queries. Call our offices at (832) 534-2589 today and tell us more about how your child support situation could be improved.


Gossip Girl actress’ White House petition hits target

Kelly Rutherford’s petition requesting the White House to review the child custody battle over her two kids hit its goal, The Washington Post revealed on May 13.

According to the report, the Gossip Girl star was able to reach the 100,000 signature threshold to implore the Obama administration to address the custody battle over her children, Hermes and Melrose. The children have been living with their father in France ever since a judge granted him custody over the kids in 2012. In 2009, her ex lost his visa after their split. Because he wasn’t allowed reentry, Rutherford had to bear the effort and costs of travelling back and forth to Europe just to see her children.

The legal team at BB Law Group PLLC knows that child custody agreements can affect you and your children’s lives for years to come. For dedicated representation working on behalf of your rights and interests, call our offices in the Woodlands at (832) 534-2589 today.


‘Conscious uncoupling’ finalized in divorce

A year after announcing their ‘conscious uncoupling’ in March 2014, Mortdecai star Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin have reportedly reached a divorce agreement and are now waiting for a judge to sign the papers, People reported on April 20.

Reports indicate that both managers of the divorcing couples helped agree on terms. Although the details of the agreement have yet to be revealed, sources predict that the former couple would share joint custody of their two kids, Moses, 9, and Apple, 11.

The two, who were married for 10 years before separating, are now involved in new relationships. Gwyneth and Chris remained close despite the split and said they are completely committed to their children.

If you are a divorcing couple in The Woodlands, there are many issues to take care of during this arduous legal process, such as child custody and spousal support. The legal team at the BB Law Group PLLC might be able to help you during this often strenuous time. Call us at (832) 534-2589 to learn more about how we can be of help.

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