The Holiday season has come and gone, but many people made a big decision over the past couple weeks: they got engaged. The couple, presumably, is happy. The respective families, again, presumably, are happy to have a new addition to their family. The DeBeers cartel is happy and laughing all the w ... More >>
Multiple sources close to the case, including Rachel Brown's divorce lawyer David Brown, are telling us that Michael Brown died after he was taken off life support Thursday. Will have more soon.
If your image of a divorced person is closer to someone choking back lonely tears as he or she peruses the "healthy" single-serving aisle -- as opposed to ballin' on a singles cruise or in Midtown, say -- there's more bad news for you, via Rice University. Divorced people are more likely to die fro ... More >>
Divorce is a strange and difficult thing. Nobody goes into a marriage expecting to ever have to get divorced. But what do you do when things don't work out, you get divorced, and yet your primary source of income and your creative outlet is inextricably tied to your former partner/spouse? In the ca ... More >>
A family court judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for ex-hand surgeon Michael "Pass the Cocaine, Please" Brown, for failure to show up to a court hearing. Judge Sheri Dean, who's been overseeing the bitter divorce proceedings between Michael and Rachel, issued the warrant. The warrant was issue ... More >>
Dr. BrownCocaine-and-dildo enthusiast Michael Brown has been cited for violating a protective order prohibiting him from following his estranged wife, Rachel. According to transcripts from a November 11 hearing in the 280th Harris County District Court, Brown's attorney, Mike Debruin, stip ... More >>
Michael Glyn Brown was recently acquitted of assaulting his wife. But that's only the latest allegation against the violent, drug-abusing doctor, long a fixture of Houston TV commercials and society.
Tammy Wynette never addressed the golf angleSometimes bad things happen to good people. Oil spills, hurricanes, divorce. Compassionate human beings don't wish any of these things upon their fellow man.That said, we live in a capitalist society. Financial Darwinism, survival of the fittest, wha ... More >>
The school board president and wife splitA divorce decree is expected to be issued tomorrow morning for Greg Meyers, president of the Houston ISD school board and his wife Sandie Meyers, a Houston Community College trustee, after more than 20 years of marriage."It's an unfortunate situation," Gre ... More >>
One of Houston's own presents a story of the triumph of love
Eminem and Kim Mathers could do it. So could Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee. Richard Burton and Liz Taylor elevated it to an art form. Of course, we're talking about revolving-door couples; putting cyanide in each other's wine one minute, dancing to "Endless Love" the next. Rinse, wash, repeat.And as ... More >>
Sex education in many Texas public schools is about as effective as an open-ended condom, according to a report just released by the Texas Freedom Network.Written by a professor and assistant professor of health education, the report claims that "classroom instruction is plagued by errors of fact mi ... More >>
She loves me, she loves me not gets the Bollywood treatment
The Tony Award-winning musical has been updated for a modern audience
Houston hasn't always been on the forefront of helping victims of family violence, as we've noted in the past. Some help appears to be on the way. The Harris County DA's office has just announced a federally funded three-year, $850,000 project to "speed up the response and available services to dom ... More >>
In some not-shocking-but-wonderfully-true news this past week, we learned that Miss Payless Shoes (Star Jones Reynolds) is about to knock off that second last name with her pending divorce from Al Reynolds. Somewhere, Barbara Walters is allowing herself to giggle with glee and Joy Behar is cacklin ... More >>
Funny-man Steve Harvey is better known for his stand-up routines than any sort of magic act, but his ex-wife is now claiming in court that Harvey and his lawyer tricked her. According to a lawsuit filed Monday in Harris County District Court, Harvey’s ex-wife, Mary Harvey, claims that both Harvey ... More >>
Have a Nice Day with some ´80s heartthrobs
A lawsuit accuses oil executives of cheating a divorcée
Collaborative divorce promises to be kinder, faster, cheaper. But does it really work?
A nasty divorce forces a UH dean's departure
Dave and Sue Walden
Caught in a conservative council love triangle
After seven years and several lawsuits, John Shike goes to jail for tormenting his ex
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.
High-powered attorney Earle Lilly was Linda Sarofim Lowe's divorce lawyer, then her lover. Now he's left her, and she wants her $6 million in attorney fees and her Mercedes back.
The cops say what John Shike did to his wife amounted to "legalized stalking." And after being hit with one of the largest fines ever at the county family courts, he vowed he'd get the judge, too.
Big money, big lawyers, bizarre allegations: it's Sarofim v. Sarofim, the divorce from hell