Gene Simmons & Shannon Tweed: Not a Common Marriage

Gene Simmons & Shannon Tweed: Not a Common Marriage

After 28 years together, KISS rocker Gene Simmons and former Playboy Playmate Shannon Tweed finally got married on October 1, 2011! Probably not your common, every day wedding. Indeed, the invitation said, “Classy Cocktail Attire Requested – although we know some Rockstar attire will be worn.”

Aside from the emotional leap the wedding was for Gene and the “Finally!” sigh the world presumably heard from Shannon, it doesn’t seem like the couple’s nuptials will change their life much. After all, over the course of 28 years, they lived together and raised two […]

Marriage Rights Video | Hammers & Baltazar

Marriage Rights Video | Hammers & Baltazar

An explanation of Marriage Rights
Video Transcript “LEGAL RIGHTS OF A MARRIED PERSON”

This is Hammers & Baltazar’s sixty seconds of Family Law.  Got a minute?

Hello, I’m Barbara Hammers and I’m gonna talk about the legal rights of a married person.

There is a debate over marriage rights and whether or not to extend those rights to couples of the same sex or if a civil union or domestic partnership is sufficient.

Do you know what rights are given to married couples?

With marriage you can file federal taxes together, have rights to your spouses’ social security, inherit […]

Domestic Violence | Hammers & Baltazar

Domestic Violence | Hammers & Baltazar from Hammers & Baltazar on Vimeo.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
 This is Hammers & Baltazar’s sixty seconds of Family Law.  Got a minute?

Hello, I’m Barbara Hammers and I’m gonna talk about domestic violence.

Every day we hear stories in the news about an intimate partner injuring or killing their significant other.

Did you know that approximately one quarter of the women in the United States will be victims of domestic violence in their lifetimes?

The department of justice data shows 25% to 50% of domestic violence isn’t reported.  85% of the victims of domestic violence are women; that is […]