The same chemistry that can result in passion between two people can also result in bitterness when the relationship ends. Unfortunately, many couples also share children who may get caught in the middle. Parents who secure the right advice from their respectve New York family law attorneys may be able to form an amicable co-parenting agreement, but some cases are more difficult. Two "Love and Hip Hop" reality television stars have recently had some legal battles, including a paternity lawsuit.
Sweethearts Tarek and Christina El Moussa won America over on their popular HGTV show "Flip or Flop" as they remodeled one home per show as a couple. Unknown to many viewers, the couple was experiencing marital strife behind cameras. Some New York residents may be interested to learn that the couple recently finalized their divorce settlement.
Prior to marriage, many couples in New York do not realize how intertwined their finances may become over the years. Separating finances in a divorce can be difficult and intimidating for either spouse, especially for a spouse who generates less income in the marriage. Reality television star, Shannon Beador, has reported concern about her finances in comparison to her soon-to-be ex-husband and is planning to seek more support in their upcoming spousal support hearing.
Child support and child custody are often issues between non-married couples as well as those who have ended a marriage in New York. To begin the process of custody for male parents, paternity must be officially established. Blake Griffin recently filed for paternity of his two children as he and his former fiancé began custody discussions.
More New York divorced couples are choosing to co-parent their children. When an amicable agreement can be made between couples, it usually is in the best interest of their children. Unfortunately, some couples struggle to reach an agreement, and the resulting divorce process can be complicated. Audriana Patridge recently filed for divorce from her husband, Corey Bohan, and he has countered by requesting joint custody of their 18-month-old daughter.