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Jennifer Hudson engaged in contentious child custody battle

Jennifer Hudson fans in Michigan may be following news of her ongoing court battle with a man she once intended to marry. She never did marry David Otunga, however, although the two had a son together. The boy is now the central focus of a child custody battle between the starlet and her former fiance.

Jolie and Pitt divorce back in the limelight again

Michigan readers and Hollywood fans throughout the nation spent a big part of their summer news-reading time following the details of Angelina Jolie's and Brad Pitt's family problems. For a while, their divorce was marked by a heated custody battle regarding the former couple's six children. Accusations of child abuse, substance abuse and other unsavory issues remained a central focus of court proceedings.

Child custody dispute still not resolved for Nicole Curtis

Michigan fans of the hit TV show "Rehab Addict" are likely familiar with Nicole Curtis, the main star of the show. Some may also be aware that Curtis has been engaged in a child custody battle with the child's father, a businessman from another state. The two had a son together, who is now 2 1/2 years old.

Should Michigan residents be worried about taxes and alimony?

In Michigan and throughout the United States, there always seems to be ongoing hot topic political debates of some sort. Lately, a major issue has to do with proposed tax reforms. Many people, especially those who are divorced or contemplating whether to file for divorce, are concerned about how the possibility of new tax laws may negatively affect those who pay alimony.

Overcoming child custody issues during the holidays

Many Michigan parents are facing their first upcoming holiday seasons since they divorced. Some are worried that child custody problems may impede their abilities to enjoy the holidays with their families. Even in situations where parents have existing court orders regarding agreed-upon parenting arrangements, if certain parties refuse to adhere to such orders, it can turn happily planned holidays into nightmarish events.

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