Quintessentially divorced: How to lead an enviably full, rich, happy life post-divorce

Come on get post-divorce happy! How to be quintessentially divorced and lead an enviably full, rich, happy lifeSome people get divorced and think of driving their SUV off a cliff or throwing themselves under a fast-moving train. Others divorce and go on to live in sybaritic splendor, in their own “rarefied bubble” where, it turns out, …

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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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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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