Q&A: What Factors are Considered in Alimony & Child Support/Custody Awards?

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The court takes many factors into account from the anodyne to the scandalous in determining property division, alimony and child support. It really depends on the jurisdiction and the specific situation between the couple. Of course, there are specific guidelines in every jurisdiction, and there are unique rules. But there are common threads. For example, with regard …

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CALIFORNIA: Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian's ex wife Lisa Bonder loses 500K monthly child support case

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Tell me something: What is Lisa Bonder Kerkorian smoking? I mean, seriously? This woman married billionaire Kirk Kerkorian about a decade ago and divorced him after 28 days. She then became pregnant with another man’s child and was able to get Kerkorian to agree to pay child support for this child who is not his …

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5 tips for father's who want to win custody of their children after a divorce

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CUSTODY TIPS FOR DADS FATHER’S RIGHTS: Father’s rights law firms and groups have become increasingly visible, vocal and vociferous in their quest to gain respect for dads who are enmeshed in a divorce battle with their ex wife for custody of the children. More and more lawyers are identifying themselves a “father’s rights specialists” and they are helping …

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Schacter v Schacter – New York big law divorce case: A partner is spared huge alimony obligation due to wife's badmouthing on Internet site

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Lawyer to Lawyer Janice and Ira Schacter are New York divorce lawyers, ostensibly, but it is the husband who made the big bucks. Mr Schacter was is a Partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. He was making  big bucks until his estranged wife, apparently bitter about their divorce,  started posting negative comments about him on a popular but …

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NEVADA: Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray to be arrested for failure to pay child support

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When it rains, it pours nightmares for Michael Jackson’s “homicide” doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray. The state of Nevada is about to issue a warrant for his arrest for failing to pay $13,000 in child support to a California woman. The Las Vegas District attorney David Roger told the Associated Press that the doctor could lose …

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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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