NEW YORK: Dr. Susan Hirschfeld sues her husband for $500K in maintenance/spousal support… What is the purpose of maintenance?

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Dr. Susan Hirschfeld, wife of multi-millionaire real estate mogul Elie Hirschfeld, Esq., has brought action in Manhattan Supreme Court for maintenance and spousal support from her estranged husband. Mrs. Hirschfeld claims that her husband (who is worth in excess of half a billion dollars which he inherited from his father) owes her approximately half a million …

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Global Divorce Trends 2013-2014

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Aside from the occasional female celebrity or female CEO who out-earns her husband, most women make a fraction of what their husbands make; and after a divorce, there is a global trend that men start to have more disposable income, and women skew towards less disposable income. The problem is particularly acute when there are children involved, in spite of child support laws in most countries. So it can be argued that divorce disadvantages women quite significantly – financially speaking. But it may be a Financial advantage for men.

Trump Entertainment files bankruptcy but at least his marriage to Melania is rock solid!

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Billionaire real estate titan Donald Trump’s casinos are in trouble and it seems that the mogul has been forced to file a chapter 11 bankruptcy to avoid being forced into bankruptcy by his creditors. He is also apparently having some trouble in his real estate business, including one of his biggest projects in Chicago. His …

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