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Actress Halle Berry took her ex to court Monday, alleging that he had straightened and highlighted their 6-year-old daughter's hair, making her appear more white.

Berry and former boyfriend Gabriel Aubry have joint custody of daughter Nahla. But according to TMZ, Berry sent her lawyers to court to request a judge forbid Aubry from altering the girl's naturally curly hair.

Ultimately, the judge ruled that neither Berry nor Aubry could change the girl's hair from its natural color, in the latest court battle between these former lovebirds-turned-litigants.

Uma Thurman's former fiance Arpad Busson has filed suit for custody of the couple's 2-year old daughter.

Busson, a French financier, and Thurman, an actress known for her roles in "Pulp Fiction" and "Kill Bill," called off their wedding in April, reports the New York Daily News. Now Busson has filed papers in a New York court seeking custody of the couple's daughter Rosalind.

Although the records in this case are sealed, how is child custody between unmarried parents generally determined?

"Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" star Stevie J has been arrested for allegedly failing to pay more than $1 million in child support for his two kids in New York.

Stevie J, whom the courts know as Steven Jordan, was arrested Monday for neglecting to pay over a decade's worth of child support, reports The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Jordan stopped paying in 2001, but the authorities kept counting until the bill reached $1,107,412.

What criminal trouble is Stevie J facing for unpaid child support?

Willow Smith may already have a burgeoning career as a singer and actor. But at 13, she's still just a kid.

Which is why Los Angeles County's Child Protective Services has opened an investigation into her equally famous parents -- Will and Jada Pinkett Smith -- after 20-year-old actor Moises Arias posted a picture of himself shirtless in bed with the teenage Willow.

Her parents just do understand, but will CPS investigators?

"Lost Boys" actor Jason Patric has won the right to argue for paternity of a son born through in vitro fertilization (IVF), thanks to a California court decision.

Patric is battling his ex-girlfriend Danielle Schreiber over custodial rights to their 4-year-old son Gus. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Patric and Schreiber had tried to conceive naturally before Schreiber was able to use Patric's sperm to conceive through IVF.

How can fathers like Patric retain rights to their children when IVF is involved?

How better to celebrate Mother's Day than by recognizing those institutions of American motherhood that are MTV's "Teen Mom" and its same-yet-different spin-offs "Teen Mom 2" and "Teen Mom 3"?

Among the valuable life lessons taught by the shows and their assortment of real-life teen mom stars, there have certainly been several that have involved the law.

Here are our Top 5:

Will Arnett, Amy Poehler's Divorce Seeks Joint Child Custody

After being separated for more than 18 months, "The Millers" star Will Arnett has filed for divorce from "Parks and Recreation" star Amy Poehler.

The comedic duo announced their separation in September 2012, but is just now filing for divorce. In Arnett's court filing, he's seeking joint custody of the couple's two sons, according to The Associated Press.

Celebrity divorces are pretty common, but for those couples with children, what happens when there's joint custody?

3 Legal Tips for Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg's Engagement

Wedding bells are ahead now that 90s icons Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg are engaged.

McCarthy, a TV host and former Playboy model, and Wahlberg, an actor and member of New Kids on the Block, announced their engagement on "The View," according to E! News. After the engagement was announced, "The View" host Barbara Walters offered up her New York City apartment as a potential wedding venue.

Now that the celebrity duo is heading down the aisle, here are three legal tips for their pending nuptials.

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin Separate: Will Co-Parenting Work?

After 10 years of marriage, Coldplay singer Chris Martin and actress Gwyneth Paltrow are separating.

While a blog post by the duo says they're entering into a stage of "conscious uncoupling," they plan to co-parent their two children, according to Reuters.

So how do co-parenting plans work when parents are legally separated?

The late Paul Walker's mother is seeking legal guardianship of her granddaughter, claiming the teen's mother has "a drinking problem."

Cheryl Ann Walker, the deceased actor's mom, petitioned a Los Angeles court Tuesday to be appointed as guardian for 15-year-old Meadow Walker in place of Meadow's mother, reports E! News.

What does Cheryl Ann need to prove in order to get guardianship of Meadow?