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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Family law record: Hamm divorce settlement valued at $5 billion

Texas readers likely know that oil magnate Harold Hamm is facing a potentially devastating divorce settlement, as his estranged wife is potentially slated to receive a record-breaking $5 billion in assets. If the couple did not sign a prenuptial agreement, family law principles may dictate that the oil baron's ex-wife could be entitled to nearly half of the majority stake he holds in Continental Resources, his own company. While the matter has been deemed private by the company and is not expected to cause fiscal implications on the corporate level, analysts suggest the sheer size of the settlement could influence the company's stock.

Family law issues continue to plague Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher

Texas readers are likely familiar with the names of celebrities such as Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher. The pair was married for more than six years before they separated last year. He is said to be the highest paid actor on television currently for his work on the hit show, Two and a Half Men, a fact that may be of issue as the parties continue to confront the family law issues remaining between them.

Overwhelming response for child custody of Texas baby

What could have been a tragic ending for a Texas infant may have a happy ending after all. The baby was found abandoned and inside of a plastic bag. Fortunately, a woman discovered the infant while outside walking her dog. Several people have lined up and have expressed an interest in gaining child custody of the little girl.

Texas child support: Modification may help struggling parents

Texas parents required to pay child support may have occasionally struggled to make their payments, but one man reportedly fled the country in order to avoid paying and now owes over $1 million dollars for his three children. He is currently facing two criminal charges for failing to pay his child support. The money has been overdue for more than a decade.

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