Divorcing? Should a portion of child support checks be set aside to pay for college tuition for the kids?

screw up your custody

A client recently asked if he could get the court to force his wife to put part of the child support into a college fund for the kids. My response was that the court could probably be convinced to do just about anything by a persuasive lawyer. But chances are, I said, I did not …

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Would an “adultery tax” shame cheating spouses into remaining faithful or divorcing prior to starting new relationships?

VCUSTODY OF NEWBORN BABY

 In light of the $9 million payout for a North Carolina wife, Mrs. Shackelford, (sum certain for an alienation of affection lawsuit she won against her husband’s mistress Anne Lindquist) got me to thinking about this issue of monetary payouts for adultery and whether there should be an adultery tax. Frankly, I think the fact …

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Are divorcing CEO’s of major corps. answerable to shareholders for disclosing corporate secrets to their wives?

HOW TO FIND A RICH HUSBAND

This question came to me after I read an article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday that George David, former CEO of UTC (United Technology Corp) allegedly used to discuss business deals with his wife, Countess Marie. In fact, this issue is expected to become front and center in their divorce trial when it resumes …

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