By now, we’ve all heard about Kelly Rutherford’s custody battles (and subsequent bankruptcies due to never-ending mounting attorneys’ fees). Recently, Kelly was granted temporary custody of her children. She was able to fly them back to California (away from Monaco, where they have resided with father Daniel Giersch for the past 3 years!), pending the hearing on June 15.
Why would that be? Custody is quite often a never-ending battle. The person who may have “won” a hearing resulting in a court order lasting 3 years for the children to be in Monaco –
The beautiful “Modern Family” star is once again in the news, this time for a lawsuit filed by her ex-fiance Nick Loeb for their frozen embryos. Apparently, they had planned to have children together, and created frozen embryos with Nick’s sperm and Sofia’s eggs. Some were unsuccessfully implanted in her. There are 2 that left, frozen in the bank. Nick is suing Sofia and the embryonic bank for “custody” of the embryos, and against the “destruction” of them.
Nick and Sofia had previously agreed that in the event of either’s death,
Last year, on March 7, 2014, when Shelly filed the instant lawsuit against Vanessa, many legal pundits and experts scoffed. There wasn’t a divorce pending – the wife was suing the mistress???! Outrageous!
Judge Fruin’s ruling is unprecedented. It will cause stir amongst the gold-digger community – they must be wary that they CAN be sued by the current wife to return property (with interest!!!)
For inquiring minds, Shelly sued Vanessa for 10 causes of action:
In a monumental ruling, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Richard Fruin ordered V. Stiviano (Donald’s alleged mistress) to return over 2.6 million worth of gifts back to the Sterling Family Trust.
This is an incredible ruling – it sets a precedent that a financially-injured spouse can recover against a MISTRESS in civil court for damages resulting from these wasted funds and “gifts”. Previously, you can only sue your spouse in family court for breach of fidiciuary duties- now you can go directly against the MISTRESS in civil court!