Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tax Credits and Adoption

Unlike many celebrities seeking international adoptions, one celebrity adopted two children from the United States.  Steven Spielberg, the noted film director, screenwriter and producer, adopted two African-American children from the Los Angeles foster care system and then went on to establish the Children’s Action Network (CAN), a non-profit organization that...

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Couples Turning to Divorce Coaches to Help Ease the Split

When planning a wedding, to ease the stress and create a more enjoyable wedding, some couples  hire a wedding planner to take care of the time consuming, myriad details of the wedding.  When their marriage fails, those same couples who hired a wedding planner, may turn to a divorce coach...

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Chad Johnson Signs Divorce Papers

Chad “OchoCinco” Johnson has not had the best thirty days of his life.  As most will remember, last month he was arrested for domestic violence when he allegedly head-butted his wife during an argument, leaving her with a 3-inch gash on her forehead.  Because of the incident, the wide receiver...

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Marriage Fraud Scheme: Operation Knot So Fast

When two individuals marry to circumvent U.S. immigration laws, this is considered a fake or sham marriage.  For a marriage to valid under the law, even though a couple may have gone through a marriage ceremony and received the proper government stamps on their marriage certificate, this may not be...

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