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Raising children today is expensive. Ask any parent. The cost of everything from clothing to education seems to endlessly rise. But, how much money does it really take to raise a child today? $500 a month? $1,000 a month? Maybe more? According to the Westchester, NY judge who handled Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' case, it costs about $35,000 dollars more. more...

- - Celebrity Lawsuits

It is just another day in Grand Theft Auto - a game that opponents claim suggests greater need for video game regulation. The newest game in the series, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, and several other new video games including the bestseller Halo 2 have been accused of encouraging violence in the young people who play them. more...

- - Technology

Martha Stewart, securities broker turned Queen of All Things Domestic, recently saw her pristine reputation smudged. She faced felony convictions for obstructing justice, conspiracy, and making false statements regarding her sale of $228,000 of ImClone Systems stock. more...

- - More Crimes & Trials

Jimi Hendrix discovered his gift on a $5 acoustic guitar when he was thirteen years old, and despite a lack of formal training and releasing just three albums during his lifetime, he remains one of the most influential musicians of all time. His legendary genius continues through each generation who discovers him. But he also has another, less admirable legacy—a decidedly legal one. more...

- - Celebrity Lawsuits

Even the cancer that was overtaking his body could not convince reggae pioneer Bob Marley to write a will. Marley's Rastafarian faith prohibited a belief in death. Creating a last will and testament simply wasn't an option. Marley's concern for his wife and children drove him to ask his attorney about the consequences of dying without a will. He was told, essentially, that "everything's gonna be all right." No will, no cry? Quite the contrary. more...

- - Celebrity Lawsuits

When Michael Schiavo stated emphatically that he refused to divorce Terri or turn her care over to her parents, people across America began talking. The question on everyone's mind was: But, why not? It seemed that Americans could all agree on one thing: if he divorced her, the whole dilemma would have ended. So what kept him from doing so? Read more to find out.... more...

- - Living Wills

Terri Schiavo has been on everyone's lips for months. Her fate became a bitter battle on every front imaginable: political, legal, and religious. Yet, her story had a great impact on the American consciousness, as it led innumerable people to prepare their own living wills. The question is: what is a living will and, why is it imperative to have one? Read more to find out.... more...

- - Living Wills

Cooking up crab apple jelly behind prison walls, changing from power suits into prison garbs, meeting in courtrooms instead of boardrooms. Just what are those execs up to who were caught invading the corporate cookie jar? Let's look in on some high profile corporate cases. more...

- - White-Collar Crime

Lately, fathers' custody rights have been the subject of news headlines... mostly because of the Alec Baldwin case. Baldwin's voicemail message to his daughter Ireland shocked many who heard him call her a "thoughtless little pig." He later accused his ex-wife, Kim Basinger of leaking the message in violation of a court order and said his words were delivered out of misplaced frustration at his former wife. more...

- - Celebrity Lawsuits

Ah the rich and famous. They seem to have it all and more. more...

- - Inheritance Cases