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Plea for leniency in Brazilian kidnapping drama

Lawyers for Brazilian grandparents Carlos and Jemima Guimaraes are asking a Houston federal judge to keep them out of prison. In court documents filed in a Houston federal court, defense attorney Rusty Hardin says the couple was only protecting their[…..]

The ties that bind

Looks like the Harris County courthouse connection between Houston’s Divorce Lawyer Bobby Newman and the 308th District Court’s Judge James Lombardino is falling apart. At the final hearing today in the Kora Leach custody case, Newman stood in front of[…..]

New developments in Brazilian kidnapping drama

The federal sentencing date for the Brazilian grandparents caught up in that international custody drama has been delayed for two months. Carlos and Jemima Guimaraes were set to hear their sentence Wednesday, October 3rd. The new date when Judge Alfred[…..]

Whine me a river Alan Daughtry

The war to silence public criticism of the corrupt Houston family court system has taken a new turn. Houston lawyer Alan Daughtry filed a motion in one controversial divorce case, accusing Dolcefino Consulting of trying to improperly influence court decisions.[…..]

The empire strikes back against Dolcefino Consulting

Houston family lawyers hired a private investigator to launch a criminal probe against Dolcefino Consulting. A special prosecutor has now cleared Wayne Dolcefino, President of investigative media consulting company Dolcefino Consulting, of any wrongdoing. A letter from the special prosecutor[…..]

Woman at center of international custody fight breaks silence after 5 years

The battle over the custody of a little eight-year-old boy has sparked an international fight between Texas and Brazil. Now the mother at the center of the kidnapping case is breaking her silence after five long years, detailing years of[…..]

Judge Lombardino’s friendly fundraisers

If you want to know if the lawyer trying to take away your kids in a custody case is a friend of the Judge you need to look at campaign contributions. The newest reports are now available in our Family[…..]

Judge James Lombardino refused to step down

Embattled Harris County Family Judge, James Lombardino is setting up a potential ethics showdown over his relationship with big divorce lawyer Bobby Newman. Lombardino has now denied a motion seeking his disqualification in the hotly contested child custody fight between[…..]

Administrative Judge Olen Underwood ignores Family Injustice

Administrative Judge Olen Underwood had a great chance in recent days to put a stop to the FAMILY INJUSTICE sweeping through the halls of the Harris County Civil Courthouse. Instead he protected a fellow judge. There are growing complaints in[…..]

The stall game in divorce court

Divorce cases shouldn’t last for years. There are more fireworks in the Sherry and Marek Menger divorce, already in the courts for two years. A motion filed by Sherry Menger details the chain of events that have recently stalled the[…..]