Q&A: Do I have a financial claim to my spouse's family fortune (if the marriage is really short)?

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I doubt it. If your spouse comes from a family with a significant amount of wealth, chances are you and he (or she) executed a prenup, first of all, right? But second of all, anything your spouse earned before your marriage is separate property. Family fortunes would normally have existed prior to your arrival. Even …

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In Frances v Frances, the NY Appellate Division Opines that Financial Settlements Must Contain Precise Language to be Enforced

In Francis v Francis, the wife appealed a decision in the lower court which required her to pay her husband 50 percent of the refund from their joint tax return. The problem is that the settlement agreement contained no language about her husband getting 50 percent of the return and so the wife helped herself …

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#DIVORCE FINANCIAL CHECKLIST

HOW TO FIND A RICH HUSBAND

Your Divorce Financial Checklist: What Should Be on it? #DIVORCE FINANCIAL CHECKLIST When it comes to your finances and divorce you would be wise to take these steps the moment you realize (and sometimes even before #DIVORCE FINANCIAL CHECKLIST) that a divorce is on the horizon:   Plan for your children’s post divorce life. What will …

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PANAMA: Were Your Client's Financial Interests Compromised by Mossack Fonseca?

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Since the unveiling of the PANAMA PAPERS, divorce lawyers around the world whose clients have accused their spouse of hiding assets in offshore dummy trusts and corporations, have been employing more aggressive strategies to protect their clients financial interests. This report offers new insights into the lengths very affluent spouses will go to hide assets …

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FLORIDA: Dan Markel and Wendi Adelson's custody and financial battle at center of police investigation

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Dan Markel’s ex wife Wendi Adelson is not a suspect in his murder but the FSU clinical law professor might as well be given how everyone in the media keeps emphasizing the fact that she and her gunned down husband were recently divorced (2 years ago!) and were in the midst of a custody and financial battle just …

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Financial Documents and Divorce

Reprinted with author’s permission Marriage is an economic partnership. You have a right to all records affecting the finances of you or your spouse. It does not matter in whose name the papers and accounts are kept. It will be cheaper, easier and faster if you collect as much documentation as you can instead of …

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To Improve Their Financial Situation After Divorce What Can 21st Century Women Do?

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Improve your Financial Situation After Divorce with these strategies, ladies! Why is the financial situation after divorce still so dire for so many women? Why are women still getting the financial shaft when they get divorced? The financial situation after divorce for a lot of women is quite dire. I was reading this article on …

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