Blame it on the movie: Lawsuits that hounded high-profile films

September 6th, 2019

Films may inspire, titillate, bore, or elicit laughter. A film that gets rave reviews and makes more than twice the amount of its production budget may be considered successful. But box-office or critical success is hardly a factor where outraged and offended audience members are concerned.

Child custody issues in divorces of same-sex couples

In theory, marriage equality means the same standards ought to apply to all types of couples in the event of a divorce. However, because laws regarding child custody and visitation rights vary across the United States and continue to change as they pertain to LGBTQ parents, firms such as ours highly advise clients coming from same-sex divorce to do everything in their power to avoid a custody battle in court by reaching a compromise outside of it.

We can’t believe these unmarried power couples are still together

Did you know that there are hefty financial benefits to marriage?

Tax benefits!

Estate taxes exemption!

Social Security, Medicare, and disability benefits for spouses!

Insurance benefits from a spouse’s employer!

Housing benefits!

Marriage is also a great excuse to throw a party, and have family and friends give you gifts and money.

Famous people who deserved better: Stars who escaped loony litigation

Defamation lawsuits, paternity claims, and injurious encounters with the paparazzi are all in a day’s work for celebrities. They get sued for offenses of all kinds, but mostly for reasons that have to do with their celebrity status. For instance, suing your neighbor for looking exactly like you isn’t lucrative, but accusing Michael Jordan of doppelgängerism and suing him and the global sporting apparel company that sponsors him could potentially win you millions of dollars.