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TV reality show star facing child support and custody problems

Any California parent who has ever gone through divorce and had to battle it out in court to resolve child-related issues understands how stressful it can be. One can only imagine how such stress may be intensified if a person’s private life is being played out in front of millions of television viewers. Such is the case for one of the cast members of Real Housewives of California, Shannon Beador. She is currently involved in a dispute with her former spouse regarding child support, spousal support and custody.

Beador has been married for about 18 years. During one of the seasons on the show, she and her husband renewed their marriage vows; yet, sometime later it was revealed that Beador’s husband had committed infidelity. As is often the case in such circumstances, the marriage was unable to rebound from the betrayal.

Beador and her former spouse have three children together, a set of 13-year-old twins and a 16-year-old. They are currently battling over child support. Beador is also seeking physical custody of the children but says she is open to the idea of shared legal custody.

Child support and other custody issues can be quite complicated, especially when more than one child is involved. Most California parents want what is best for their children. The problem is former spouses do not always agree on the interpretation of that fact. This is one of many reasons it is often helpful to seek experienced guidance and support from a family law attorney before heading to court.

Source:, “‘RHOC’ Star Shannon Beador Asks Judge For More Time In Nasty Legal Battle With Ex“, Gina Bacchiocchi, Marjorie Hernandez, Jan. 29, 2018