Janeane Garofalo Didn't Know She Was Married for Twenty Years!!!

by ABCnews.com… Alcohol-fueled nuptials in Las Vegas aren’t typically known for their longevity, nevertheless comedienne Janeane Garofalo can be bucking the trend, announcing she had been unknowingly, legally married for 20 years. Speaking at a fresh York Comedy Festival reunion for “The Ben Stiller Show,” the 48-year-old explained that will she married writer Rob Cohen…

WSJ Readers Respond Emotionally to Article on Alimony

Alimony, right now known as spousal support here in Michigan, is usually one of those topics in family law which elicits an emotional response coming from nearly everyone.  In tough economic times, most people have a gut reaction to the concept of paying financial support for an ex-spouse.  Whether alimony is usually appropriate, however, is usually a…

Contempt of Family Court Orders Can Result in Jail – Lots of of which

A recent Michigan Court of Appeals decision highlights the powers family court judges have in enforcing their orders. In Powers v Powers, the Wayne County Family Court jailed a Massachusetts woman for her refusal to abide by a series of parenting orders.  She was given the option of paying more than $4000 in sanctions of which…