Judge Byrd Strikes Again

Tweet Have I ever mentioned my thoughts on the Honorable Judge Christine Byrd who, in my opinion, is one of the toughest Judges in the L.A. County Superior Court? Tough, and at More »

More money than brains

Tweet Several years ago, I did an “expose” on DIVORCE in America and as well as the process of DIVORCE in a few other countries. When it was in the early stages, More »

Judge Riff and the little old lady

Tweet As anyone will tell you, my knowledge of the world of DIVORCE and the dirty tricks and games that lawyers, as well as their clients, will try to play is second More »

Stacy and the Roaches

Tweet We have all heard of the old adage “In the event of a nuclear holocaust only cockroaches and Stacy D. Philips would survive.”  Well, it has been approximately one year and 11 More »

Sanctioned

Tweet Why, if you are a practicing lawyer would you walk into any court and think that you can bullshit a sitting judge? Especially about the law and procedures?  A few weeks More »

 

Elvira, bank account’s on fire

Tweet John Schneider may be facing jail time if he doesn’t pay up.” One word comes to mind, BULLSHIT. I have been banging around this town, and these courts, in Los Angeles for 25 years. I have seen no one

Pickled pigs feet anyone?

Tweet When you are so unfortunate to jump into the world of DIVORCE, you get to meet some fascinating people. Most of the time they are people you will most likely grow to seriously dislike and maybe even hate! Some

Pat, I’d Like to Buy a Judge

Tweet Over our many years, with the help of Rose and Ken, DESPERATEEXES.com has been on the cutting edge of news in the world of DIVORCE. And as I have mentioned too many times to count, the only opinion that

Whack-a-mole Ex Spouse Style–Patrick McDermott “Pops Up” Again

Tweet Early this month, investigator-to-the-stars John J. Nazarian was relaxing at his luxe 10-acre ranch north of Los Angeles, his Bentley and Rolls Royce in the garage and his prize horses roaming the property when his secretary walked into his large home

Really, No Water and Where’s the Coffee?

Tweet Once again another year and another Family Law “Gala Dinner” and “Installation of Officers” has come and gone. I have been to several of these events of this sort over the last 25 years, and it is fun to

THE CALIFORNIA STATE DUMB BAR EXAM

Tweet Well, it was just a matter of time. As they say, “the squeaky wheel gets the oil,” and this might just be a case in point. The California State BAR exam has been known to be one of the

Happy Showers to You

Tweet Another one of my favorite places to visit is Department 43 at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse located in downtown Los Angeles, possibly the DIVORCE capital of the modern world, the Honorable Judge Amy Pellman presiding. Judge Pellman has been