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Dennis Rodman sentenced for failure to pay child support

Former NBA player, Dennis Rodman has now been sentenced after being found guilty on four counts  of contempt for failure to pay child support. He has been sentenced to 104 hours of community service and has also been placed on three years of unofficial probation in order to make sure that he continues to pay child and spousal support that he owes.

Rodman is accused of owing child and spousal support to his ex-wife in amounts that exceed over $800,000 and legal issues on the matter began in 2004.

The charges come from 2009 and 2010 when Rodman was expected to pay nearly $50,000 a month in support. This payment has  now been reduced to $4,500 a month.

Divorce, child support and spousal support can be very complicated issues, to learn more about this and how child custody is determined, contact the Monmouth County child support lawyers of the Law Office of Andrew A.  Bestafka, Esq by calling 732-898-2378.



Usher and ex-wife face child custody issue

Singer Usher Raymond and ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, are currently in the middle of a child custody battle that a judge has recently sent to mediation.

The couple entered a Fulton County Courtroom this morning where a judge told them to take time today and try to hash out a private mediation agreement.

They were asked to work things out quickly and reconvene before the judge later this afternoon. They are caught up in a dispute about how custodial time will be divided and what child support arrangements are to be made.

The couple currently shares custody, but Tameka is seeking full custody because she claims that Usher uses drugs. He denies this and has requested more time with his children.

Child custody and support are very delicate topics because each parent should want what is best for their child. If you are going through a divorce and need the help of a legal professional to resolve a child custody dispute, the Monmouth County child custody lawyers of the Law Office of Andrew A. Bestafka, Esq., are here to help. Contact us by calling 732-898-2378 today.



Smoking cigarettes now used in child custody disputes

A trend that is now being seen in child custody cases is whether or not the parent smokes cigarettes. A recent study conducted by an anti-tobacco group was done and the results show evidence of this trend growing.

According to results, at least 18 states have used cigarette smoking as a factor in child custody cases. In many cases, judges have ordered that parents can not smoke in front of the child, especially while driving in the car.

In other cases, judges have ordered that the parents can not smoke in the home 24 to 48 hours before the child comes to stay. In some cases, visitation rights have been changed because the parent was smoking tobacco in front of the child.

If you or a loved one is currently in the middle of a child custody case, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Monmouth County child custody case lawyers of Andrew A. Bestafka, Esq today by calling (732) 898-2378 today.