NJ Governor Jim McGreevey lied during his divorce depositions; now he has to pay his ex-wife $50K post-judgment

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I am not exactly stunned to hear that, in fact, former NJ govornor Jim McGreevey had not been totally honest during his divorce testimony a couple of years ago when he divorced his second wife Dina Matos following the eruption of the scandalous revelation that he was a “gay American” and had had a scandalous gay …

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What happens if your spouse dies in the middle of the divorce action? Do you get equitable distribution?

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EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION; INTERVIVOS GIFTS; PROBATE; FORCED SHARE; ELECTIVE SHARE  If your spouse croaks in the midst of your divorce (and you had $43 million bucks on the line) do you still get it? The short answer to that question is no. If your spouse dies before the judge has adjudicated the marriage caput? The divorce …

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GUILTY! JAIL! Madoff enters guilty plea and is carted off to jail. Can Ruth sue her husband for wasting marital assets?

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Bernard Madoff pleads guilty AND SENT TO JAIL!!! What will Ruth do now? Well, I guess Ira-genie-in-a-bottle-Sorkin couldn’t pull this one off. He just handed his client over the the feds, hook, line and sinker. My God. Wasn’t there anything he could have done but this? He let his client plead guilty to EVERYTHING. I …

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Wall Street CEOs switch property to their wives' names; but what happens if they divorce?

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Chrysler CEO Robert Nardelli, Ex Merrill Lynch CEO Stanley O’Neal, and former Lehman Brothers’ CEO Dick Fuld are all CEOs who have allegedly transferred property into their wives’ names for a very small sum, (or in legalese “consideration”  sometimes as little as $100), even though the property is worth several million dollars. I wonder what the rational …

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Why the Janet Walsh case is a cautionary tale for Deborah Madoff and other trophy wives

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Trophy wives are under siege! And all their earthly possessions could be confiscated when their Wall Street tycoon husbands get busted for fraud. The same is true for ordinary folks who make considerably less than these Wall Street honchos make, btw, but it definitely seems like it is open season on trophy wives. Janet Walsh …

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Kidney Divorce: Long Island surgeon Dr. Batista loses bid to get his kidney back from divorcing wife

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To keep it short and sweet, the Nassau County court ruled that Batista’s kidney to his wife was a gift which he cannot get back. The decision even suggested that he had committed a crime by asking for it back, which is very interesting to me. I don’t know if I would have gone as far …

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Mega Millions Lottery & Divorce: Have you heard of the Juan and Iris Rodriguez lottery divorce case?

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Mega Millions lottery winnings & the Colombian immigrants Iris and Juan Rodriguez case circa 2004 Okay. Obviously, I didn’t win Mega Millions last night as I predicted and so I won’t be sailing off, somewhere, across the Caspian Sea to Mauritius just yet…But I am intrigued with this topic since it is one of the top searches …

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