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Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, November 26, 2012

Modern Family, Real Life Issues

Modern Family's Ariel Winter, who plays "Alex Dunphy"on the hit show, is in the midst of a heated battle with her real-life mother.  Court papers filed October 3 reveal custody was taken away from mother Chris Workman and given temporarily to Winter's older sister.  Winter claims her mother hit her and emotionally abused her.  Workman claims the incident stems from her filing charges against Winter's 18-year-old boyfriend after she caught him in bed with her 14-year-old daughter.

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Thanks for the article, and that's something that people are starting to see a lot lately. When parents have child stars and they make a lot of money, money starts to become a big issue. And it can tear the family apart, so adoption lawyers have to be brought in. And it can end ruining the family.

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