Totten Trusts and your divorce

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A Totten trust is basically a bank savings account that has an “in trust for” provision. A spouse can obviously have a bank account in trust for his or her spouse. It’s a kind of pay on death feature, if you know what I mean. So upon the death of the spouse, the one for whom …

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Divorce attorney Corri Fetman on how to get a smart divorce

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http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/2009/03/corri-fetman-suit-playboy.html Corri Fetman, 45, is a Chicago Divorce attorney who apparently posed for Playboy. What would possess her to do that? Dunno. Was this pre or post the Juris Doctorate degree? Dunno. But if it was “post” I am wondering why she wasn’t disbarred? Is that “appropriate” for an attorney to pose nude in Playboy? Isn’t …

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Swedish Countess Marie Douglas David on how to divorce your divorce lawyer

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Should Marie Douglas David fire her divorce attorneys? According to an Associated Press report, Anne Dranginis, a lawyer for David and retired Connecticut Appellate Court judge, predicted that Douglas-David will get much less money in the divorce if she doesn’t accept the terms of the postnuptial. This would not surprise me, as I have predicted …

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Divorce aid: Will Obama's stimulus package aid divorcing couples?

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DIVORCE AID on it’s way?
Economic stimulus bill, economic stimulus plan, stimulus package…that’s all I’ve been hearing in the news lately. Stimulus. Stimulus. Stimulus. Everybody is looking for their piece – banks, states, tax payers, students, small businesses and especially people in the Upper Middle Class tax brackets. But what about people who are getting divorced? Will they benefit? Because right now it seems they can’t afford to get divorced. No, I’m serious. People can’t afford to divorce bad marriages.

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Divorce in New York vs. Connecticut vs. Sweden: A case study of Marie and George David's divorce

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I’ve become almost fixated with the Swedes since I heard about the divorce between Swedish Countess Marie Douglas David and her rich hubby, George David, chairman of United Technologies Corporation. So much so that while working out at the gym this afternoon (I finally decided it was time to get my rotund behind on the stairmaster …

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