Her child was missing. The child's father had suddenly shown up at her mother's with the police, demanding his son. They were still married. There were no orders which gave either one of them superior rights so they had equal rights to the boy. One thing was for sure, the father's rights were superior to the grandmother's. When pressed, the police couldn't do anything about that. They had to demand the boy from the grandmother. They had to turn the boy over to the father.
Last Tuesday, while Americans were casting their votes, India's government declared 86% of its currency illegal. 500 and 1,000 Rupee Notes, worth about $7.36 and $14.72 respectively, were outlawed overnight. The same piece of paper was worth 500 Rupees at 11:59 p.m. and worth zero Rupees at 12:01 a.m.. Indian's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi calls this demonetisation. Critics called it the economic equivalent of shock and awe.
We have only one day left before the election. It looks very much like we will have our first woman president. Some voters are elated about that. Some voters are as angry as perhaps they have ever been in their lives.
The Senate is fully within its power to let the Supreme Court literally die out."
Cato Institute, October 26, 2016
Tonight's post on using the holidays to prompt conversations about long term care was written by our Elder Law attorney, Steve Worrall.
Tonight's post about the complexities of camaraderie in family law was written by our Marietta and Atlanta divorce attorney, Megan McClinton.
Shelia and I are back from Colorado, from the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System's Family Law Summit. We spent intensive days with approximately 30 attorneys chosen from around the United States because of our cutting edge work in family law.
Tonight's post about locating assets when a loved on dies was written by our Georgia Probate attorney, Steve Worrall.
In tonight's alternate universe, our protagonist has hired the third firm for his divorce. To read part III(c), click here.
Tonight, our alternate universe divorce saga continues. Remember that second firm? To read part III(b), click here.