7 March 2013 0 Comments

The Kardashian/Humphries divorce

ShareDivorce is nothing new to many famous athletes, actors and reality TV stars. However, one particular high asset divorce case has been getting a lot of media attention lately, the Kardashian and Humphries divorce. A trial date has been set for the divorce. This particular divorce is getting so much press because the two sides […]

14 February 2013 0 Comments

Thinking about divorce?

Share All marriages have good and bad times.  When you said your marriage vows it was supposed to be for better or worse. Unfortunately, this does not always come true – many decide to jump ship and abandon the relationship; they believe it is easier than working on the relationship. If you have arrived at […]

13 February 2013 0 Comments

Maximizing the value of the marital estate

Share Many of the decisions you make during your divorce proceedings will have tax implications.  Taxes, when it comes to divorce, can have a significant impact on a property settlement. Tax issues that could arise include: ·         Property – implications if the property is sold ·         Spousal support – court-ordered support is tax deductible for […]

4 February 2013 0 Comments

Ashley Judd files for a legal separation

Share It appears that actress Ashley Judd and her race car driver husband, Dario Franchitti, are separating after 11 years of marriage.  The couple married in Scotland in December 2001. In a statement made by Judd, she said, “We will always be family and will continue to cherish our relationship based on love, integrity and […]

17 January 2013 0 Comments

What is a non-contested divorce process?

ShareA divorce can be a difficult and stressful time in the lives of the two people and anyone else who is affected.  It is important to reach out for support from friends, loved ones and even professionals.  The divorce process can go smoothly depending on the circumstances and if it is not contested by one […]

3 December 2012 0 Comments

Refusing to sign divorce papers

ShareA divorce is initiated by a spouse filing a petition with the court. It is then served to the other spouse who has 30 days to provide a response. If both parties agree to the divorce, it can be an easy process; however, if an agreement cannot be reached, the matter will be taken to the court. Have […]

23 November 2012 0 Comments

Do you need spousal support?

Share Seeking spousal support in a divorce is not always easy; it is one aspect that can be challenging. Every situation is different; however, most cases are determined by the following factors: ·     The length of your marriage ·     The standard of living during the marriage ·     The age and health of both spouses · […]

12 November 2012 0 Comments

Broadway star files for divorce

Share Have you heard that Broadway star Ben Vereen has filed for divorce after 36 years of marriage? Vereen and his wife Nancy Bruner Vereen were married in 1976.  The two met while on the set of a play.  They have been married more than most couples in the entertainment world.  He cited irreconcilable differences […]

22 October 2012 0 Comments

Dennis Quaid is heading for divorce

Share It looks as though Dennis Quaid and his wife Kimberly might not last as a couple for much longer. Kimberly has decided to file for a legal separation with divorce to follow. She has made it clear that Quaid’s cheating is the number one cause. She also said, “He’s not a good husband.” It […]

15 October 2012 0 Comments

Danny DeVito’s marriage ends

Share After 30 years of marriage Rhea Perlman and Danny DeVito are calling it quits.  The couple has three adult children. Reports indicate that the actor’s womanizing ways may have contributed to the split.  He has been seen romancing a very young extra from a film he was in.  He did not keep his activities […]