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Multimillionaire's divorce takes a violent turn

When going through a divorce, emotions are often intense and raw in nature. This can be especially true in cases where couples have a considerable amount of wealth and assets over which arguments ensue. The high asset divorce between a former New York City financial vice president and his wife of 16 years, recently took an ugly turn.

Survey shows more couples, women seeking prenuptial agreements

In years past, married women often relied upon their husbands for financial support. Fewer women worked outside of the home and many had little to no knowledge regarding their husband's assets. Today, times have changed. More women than ever hold full time jobs outside of the home and a growing number earn more than their spouses. 

Keeping emotions in check during a divorce

When contemplating divorce, many individuals are both driven and overwhelmed by negative emotions. While there are certainly some martial situations that warrant a quick exit, more often an individual is better off taking the time to plan and ensure their finances and emotions are in check prior to filing for divorce.

Speculation grows of possible impending Kardashian divorce

In our most-recent post, we discussed both the financial and emotional drawbacks associated with long-term separations. News recently broke of one such marital separation involving former olympian Bruce Jenner and his wife of 22 years, Kris Kardashian.

The financial and emotional drawbacks of long-term separations

When a couple realizes their marriage is no longer working, some may choose to separate for a time. In some cases, this type of trial separation is simply viewed by both parties as the first step in the divorce process. For others, however, there appears to be no plan to divorce or move towards legally dissolving the marriage. There are, however, numerous drawbacks to a long-term separation, many of which more adversely impact women.

How to have a good divorce

When many New York couples think about divorce, images of couples yelling and fighting likely come to mind. While some divorcing couples certainly engage in this type of highly emotional and contentious behavior, many more take steps to have a peaceable and amicable divorce.

Why marrying couples would be wise to have a prenuptial agreement

Couples who plan to marry often spend a lot of time, money and energy focusing on planning a wedding. Few, however, give much thought to those issues that may cause conflict after the excitement of a ceremony and honeymoon have faded.

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