Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Duped Dad's and Divorce: Men Face An Uphill Battle

By Booth Vance, published on May 12, 2007

Comedian Robin Williams once said, "Ah, yes, divorce ... from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet." While extreme, it is an unfortunate perspective shared by many men when faced with the emotional and financial strains of dissolving a marriage. With an estimated 70% of all Southern California marriages ending in divorce and a pervasive attitude that the courts don't always render decisions that are gender neutral, men are often relegated to feeling powerless in the face of the legal system. While the financial ramifications of divorce are certainly of great... (more)

Tags: divorce, california divorce, men to gain custody

Out Of Sight, Out Of Luck

By Booth Vance, published on May 7, 2007

Preparing to fly back to Los Angeles, Gardner hid the ring in a pair of rolled-up socks and buried it in the bottom of his suitcase. "I knew I'd be going in and out of my carry-on and felt it would be safer in my checked luggage," he explained. Handing his suitcase to a Southwest Airline sky cab outside of Tucson International Airport, he entered the airport with his new fiance for the trip home. Upon unpacking, Gardner was shocked to find the ring missing. His disbelief gave way to anger as he told his fiance what had happened. "She was devasted," he said. Gardner found a card in his suitcase... (more)

Tags: tsa, airport baggage inspection, are airlines liable for stolen items

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