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November 2012 Archives

Woman discovers husband filed for divorce 8 years before death

Imagine going through a spouse's belongings shortly after his or her death only to learn that they had filed for divorce years earlier. This recently happened to an elderly Brooklyn woman. Most people will not have to deal with divorce issues after their spouse is dead, but it's important for those dealing with divorce issues to be aware of their rights and try to avoid being taken advantage of financially like this man tried to do to his wife.

Marital tempests likely to follow Superstorm Sandy

Natural disasters such as Superstorm Sandy have a way of literally shaking things up. The stress of dealing with the wreckage after such an event can even push some married couples to consider divorce. Case in point: the divorce rate in New Orleans jumped up 10 percent after hurricane Katrina.

Former Dodgers owner's ex-wife seeking new divorce settlement

Large amounts of money are often on the line in a high-asset divorce, and anyone dealing with such circumstances should be fully aware of the legal options. Small details can make millions of dollars of difference in situations in which shared assets and estates are substantial.

Judge rules prenuptial agreement valid in Sanders divorce

With the divorce rate climbing in the U.S., more couples are turning to a prenuptial agreement to make sure that both parties are protected in the event that the marriage does not last. These agreements can make the divorce process quicker and easier on everyone involved. However, the validity of the prenuptial agreement is an issue that can arise in divorce litigation.

Money behind prolonged proceedings in Kutcher-Moore divorce

Some divorce cases can last quite a long time. Many obstacles can cause a delay in a couple's divorce proceedings, from custody arrangements to asset division. In the case of the Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher divorce, the major obstacle to achieving a divorce appears to be determining a fair division of the couple's marital assets. For New York City residents, the problem should be of special interest as it demonstrates the problems that can commonly occur in any high asset divorce.

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