September 7, 2010

Egyptian Born Ex-Wife Kidnaps Massachusetts Children

Massachusetts father, Colin Bower, is fighting an international custody battle with his ex-wife who has taken the couple’s two minor children to Egypt and has refused any visitation rights.  Bower was granted sole custody of Ramsay and Noor following his divorce from their mother Mirvat el Nady in 2008.  On August 9, 2009, Bower handed the boys over to Nady for a week long visitation.  On August 11, she boarded a flight with Ramsay and […]
August 25, 2010

Tiger Woods Divorce Finalized

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren appeared in a Florida courtroom on August 23, 2010, to finalize their divorce.  This comes nine months after that mysterious car crash Thanksgiving night in Isleworth, Florida.  The couple married in October 2004 in Barbados and have a 3-year-old daughter, Sam, and a 19-month-old son, Charlie.  The marriage was described in court documents as “irretrievably broken” with no point in trying to reconcile.  Although the terms of the divorce were […]
August 19, 2010

When Sperm Siblings Connect Domestic Relations Becomes Relevant

Over the last decade, sperm donor conception has blossomed due to the growing diversity of American families formed by adoption, divorces, single mothers and same-sex couples. Studies estimate 30,000 to 60,000 children are born each year with the help of donated sperm.  Anonymity in sperm donations, however, is decreasing as donor children find one another on the web through the Donor Sibling Registry online.  The Registry is a voluntary website that matches donor siblings based on […]