By Dolores Contreras of Contreras Law Firm posted in Celebrity on Friday, April 14, 2017.
Lately, more than a few celebrities have been forthcoming about one of the most intimate issues of their lives: their parents' divorce. Though some fared better than others, talking about it seems to be the common denominator.
By Dolores Contreras of Contreras Law Firm posted in Celebrity on Thursday, April 6, 2017.
onald Trump and his first wife, Ivana, were New York's most famous couple during the 80s. During their 15 years together, they had three children: Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric. Although Ivana was modeling, she was also very involved in the Trump Organization taking the post of Vice President of Interior Design, working in the emblematic Trump Tower. The European model filed for divorce in 1991 amid rumors that the magnate had an affair with Marla Maples, a former beauty queen from Georgia, who would become Trump's second wife. The breakup was unveiled in 1992 and Ivana is believed to have gotten about $ 25 million from her ex-husband.
By Dolores Contreras of Contreras Law Firm posted in Celebrity on Friday, March 31, 2017.
1. The famous Casamigos Tequila was founded by actor George Clooney along with two friends: Rande Gerber, former model and owner of some of the most influential nightclubs in the United States, and Mike Meldman, CEO of Discovery Land Company. Clooney and Gerber spent a vacation in their homes in Cabo, Mexico when they came up with the idea, this time without a hangover, to create a tequila. The brand claims that the founders continue to test each batch and are heavily involved in the production press.
By Dolores Contreras of Contreras Law Firm posted in Celebrity on Thursday, March 9, 2017.
1. Jennifer Lopez is one of the most important and renowned celebrities today, so much is her fame and popularity that is basically known in all parts of the world. Before being recognized for her singing skills, actress and dancer, J-Lo was married to a Cuban waiter, and although the marriage lasted very little, the man tried to extort the singer by threatening to reveal details of their honeymoon. In addition, Lopez was embroiled in a scandal over her breakup with Ben Affleck, followed by a divorce with Marc Anthony. What is impressive about Jennifer Lopez is that none of these amorous failures has stopped her to become a success as a singer, actress and businesswoman.2. Halle Berry is one of Hollywood's most notable actresses, but before that she went through several troubled relationships. Her first husband demanded her for thousands of dollars before she was famous; after her second divorce, Berry publicly stated that she had contemplated suicide because of her bad relationships. Of course, we are all grateful that the actress did not commit any atrocity, since just a few years later Halle Berry became the first African American woman to win an Oscar as best actress in a leading role. Berry is in her third divorce, however, we know she will continue to thrive in her career.
By Dolores Contreras of Contreras Law Firm posted in Celebrity on Friday, February 17, 2017.
1. In his days as an NBA player, Dennis Rodman had a salary of $ 27 million, not counting his advertising deals. After leaving the NBA, Rodman had trouble paying his bills, in addition to the maintenance of his children; which is why he ended up in court for the $ 809,000 he owed his third wife for child support and $ 51,000 for spousal support.
By Dolores Contreras of Contreras Law Firm posted in Celebrity on Friday, February 10, 2017.
One of the shorter marriages happened in Saudi Arabia in May of 2016, when the groom filed for divorce minutes after his wedding because the bride refused to leave her the cell phone aside and pay attention to him. After the ceremony, the couple went to a hotel to consummate their marriage, however, the bride wanted to respond to her friend's text and messages congratulating them on their wedding; it was then when the enraged groom asked her if her friends were more important than him and the bride answered yes. The argument went out of control, so much so that minutes later the man was already demanding a divorce.
By Dolores Contreras of Contreras Law Firm posted in Celebrity on Friday, January 27, 2017.
1, O.J. SimpsonJune 1994 - October 1995The trial that set the bar for round-the-clock media coverage, and the case that made one network--Court TV (now truTV)--a household name. This wasn't just the O.J. show, kicked off by a low-speed police chase with the Juice lying in the back of the infamous white Ford Bronco. This case was full of characters good, evil, and devious, from Johnnie Cochran to Judge Ito, Kato Kaelin to Mark Fuhrman--even a certain black leather glove got its fifteen minutes, and then some. Today, the O.J. Simpson trial is still the standard bearer when it comes to sensational court cases. Indeed, seemingly the entire country gasped on October 3, 1995, when the jury returned its verdict: not guilty. What other trial can say it sucked the air out of a nation?
By Dolores Contreras of Contreras Law Firm posted in Celebrity on Friday, January 13, 2017.
TED BUNDY, 1979Shortly before he was executed in 1989, convicted serial killer Ted Bundy copped to murdering 30 women across the country between 1974 and 1978 (though some believe the true number to be more than that). Handsome and charismatic, Bundy's arrest made worldwide headlines. More than 250 journalists from around the globe descended on Miami in the summer of 1979, when proceedings began in the case of the Chi Omega murders.
By Dolores Contreras of Contreras Law Firm posted in Celebrity on Friday, December 30, 2016.
Paul McCartney and Heather MillsBeatles star Paul McCartney's divorce from former model Heather Mills was one of the most explosive in showbiz history. The couple were married from 2002-2006, before their divorce was finalised in 2008. Their lavish wedding took place in Glaslough, Co. Monaghan. In several interviews Mills said the breakdown of their marriage was caused by McCartney's daughter, Stella. Mills and McCartney had one daughter together, Beatrice Milly McCartney, and Mills left the marriage with a 31 million dollar settlement, which she reportedly spent in 22 months.
By Dolores Contreras of Contreras Law Firm posted in Celebrity on Thursday, December 22, 2016.
Gerard ButlerGerard Butler, who was born in Paisley, Scotland, attended Glasgow University and studied law. Butler was also president of the school's law society and then went on to become a trainee lawyer at an Edinburgh law firm, but the Scotsman got fired a week before fully qualifying. However, he is now a Hollywood superstar and has acted in successful movies such as 300, How to Train Your Dragon, Olympus Has Fallen, RocknRolla and Law Abiding Citizen.