It is common for teenagers to wish their parents were famous, but one 16 year old from Atlanta may actually have a father that nearly everyone knows: Michael Jordan. The Atlanta boy and his mother have filed a lawsuit against one of the most famous NBA players ever, claiming that the 50 year old is the father of the teen. According to the mother, she and Jordan first met in the 1980s and ostensibly had a relationship that lasted into the 1990s.
Former Atlanta Braves superstar Andruw Jones was recently served divorce papers from his wife of 10 years. The 35-year-old outfielder may not have been all that surprised by the divorce filing, as he was arrested Christmas morning at his Duluth, Georgia, home on charges of domestic violence against his wife, Nicole Jones.
Atlanta native and former NFL star Jamal Lewis was arrested earlier this month for child abandonment, but he says that he has always cared for his children. He released a statement that disputes his arrest and says that the whole situation is a misunderstanding. Clayton County officials are saying that Lewis was arrested for failing to pay his child support.
Former NFL star Terrell Owens is coming under fire from the Atlanta mother of one of his children after she says he has failed to help cover any of the costs of raising their child.
Anyone going through a divorce in Georgia knows that splitting up the marital assets can be one of the most contentious and frustrating parts of the divorce. Trying to ensure that your ex is not hiding money and assets from you and that your settlement is actually an equitable division may be difficult, but Atlanta lawyers know how to find out what your ex is up to and preserve your rights to the marital assets.
There are a number of factors which prompt an unhappily married couple to get divorced, but it seems that, above all else, safety is the driving force behind most divorces. Many times, couples teeter on the brink of divorce, yet remain undecided on whether to separate. For some, when one of the spouses starts a pattern of abuse, however, couples finally have the impetus to divorce.