Morena Baccarin Wants To Modify $20K Monthly Alimony Payment
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Morena Baccarin Wants To Modify $20K Monthly Alimony Payment

Morena Baccarin, divorced in March of 2016 from American film director, screenwriter, and producer, Austin Chick, has petitioned a California court to modify her spousal support. Baccarin feels that because she has already paid Chick a substantial amount of money in the form of alimony, enough is enough. Chick filed for divorce in July 2015,…

Anatomy Of A (Celebrity) Divorce: Jolie-Pitt Part 4: The Rocky Road To Resolving Child Custody
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Anatomy Of A (Celebrity) Divorce: Jolie-Pitt Part 4: The Rocky Road To Resolving Child Custody

At the time of the filing of Jolie’s petition for divorce, It seemed the investigation by the L.A. County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) into Brad Pitt’s alleged encounter with son, Malcolm, was on the verge of being closed as rumors of an FBI investigation being initiated surrounded the incident. Instead, the DCFS…

Modifying Alimony In Florida
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Modifying Alimony In Florida

A Florida court may award an ex-spouse alimony, or spousal support, in a divorce case. A court may also modify alimony as long as the original divorce decree granted alimony. A Florida court has jurisdiction to make orders affecting a prior award of alimony as equity requires, with due regard to changed circumstances or the financial…

Billionaire Bill Ackman To Divorce
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Billionaire Bill Ackman To Divorce

At the end of December 2016, billionaire investor Bill Ackman and Karen Ann Herskovitz announced that they were separating. It is expected that they will file a divorce case in early 2017. What is interesting is that the parties do not have a prenuptial agreement and Ackman’s wealth is estimated to be over $1.5 billion, which means that…

Halle Berry’s Divorce Is Final
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Halle Berry’s Divorce Is Final

The marriage of Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez is officially over as a decree has been issued in their divorce case. The couple, who married in 2013, has agreed to share joint physical and legal custody of their 3-year-old son Maceo. Berry and Martinez have a prenuptial agreement that governs their property rights in case of divorce. However, at…

Prenuptial Agreements And Estate Planning, Part 2
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Prenuptial Agreements And Estate Planning, Part 2

The first part of this article addressed the idea that a prenuptial agreement may be a useful estate planning tool. This segment will briefly discuss some of the important questions to consider in formulating a prenuptial agreement/estate plan prior to marriage. Here are some questions to consider: What provisions should be made if the death…

Prenuptial Agreements And Estate Planning, Part 1
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Prenuptial Agreements And Estate Planning, Part 1

Prenuptial agreements are contracts entered into by spouses prior to marriage to manage their property rights and spousal support obligations. Such premarital contracts are formed because of a singular or communal desire to establish each person’s economic rights and obligations in the situations where one spouse predeceases the other or the marriage simply ends. Parties…

Elon Musk Divorces The Same Woman. . .Again
201612.08
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Elon Musk Divorces The Same Woman. . .Again

Elon Musk’s union with his second wife, Talulah Riley, is over as the judge in their divorce case issued a final decree to officially end their marriage, which was their second. Riley and Musk first married in 2010 and first divorced two years later in 2012. They then remarried 18 months later in 2013, but Musk filed…

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Kaley Cuoco Saved by Prenuptial Agreement

Kaley Cuoco, star in the popular television show Big Bang Theory, protected her wealth with an ironclad prenuptial agreement when she married tennis pro Ryan Sweeting. The couple is rumored to have divorced because of Sweeting’s addiction to pain medication. They were married less than two years. Sweeting had originally sought to receive spousal support…