One of the strangest custody cases in memory has been resolved in favor of a biological mother of twins, whose father had argued that the woman was simply a surrogate and had no parental rights. Marvin McMurrey III had argued that his gal-pal Cindy Close was not genetically related to the twins sh ... More >>
It's been awhile since we've had a Jerry Sandusky update, and frankly since there's no Web site that's able to track his whereabouts GPS-style (at least not one that we as citizens have access to), it's probably best for everyone that when news breaks regarding the alleged pedophile that I volunteer ... More >>
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Mosier disappeared from his Houston home in August 2010. Two months prior, his uncle Doug Lazell, in violation of custody orders, took the boy to Colorado, an incident for which he now faces a felony charge of unlawful restraint. Presumably, Lazell took his nephew to ... More >>
Oopsie, Peggy Sue, you've got some 'splaining to do. Brazoria County judge wannabe Peggy Sue Bittick, a family court attorney in Pearland, violated a Texas State Bar rule when she failed to return more than $7,000 to a client who had paid her in advance to represent him in a child custody case. Th ... More >>
Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but the effects linger
In court, the truth didn't matter -- he got his child anyway
Two teens are shuttled back and forth across the country as their mother and father (belatedly) fight over who gets to keep them
A judge says Karen Shrader can't see or talk to her children because she's a bad influence. Shrader says any bad influence comes from the application of her ex-husband's deep pockets to the East Texas legal system.
In the latest divorce donnybrook, things didn't go better with coke
Brittany Ann Corcoran, age seven, went "missing" for seven months. She resurfaced with a case of head lice, holes in her socks and nothing settled about what has been and what will become of her...
A white lawyer has him. His grandmother wants him back
A legal technicality sent Donnie and DeAnne Fitts to a Houston court seeking to adopt Justin and Jacob Baker - again. Twelve jurors agreed that outcome would be the best for the children. Judge Bill Henderson didn't quite see it that way.
While some Houston parents fight what they charge is "a river of Ritalin" running through the schools, one father has gone to court to try to prove that, for his son, Ritalin use is Ritalin abuse.