‘Gray Divorce’

Americans are splitting. Middle aged Americans. Millions of them. Likewise, the American over 50's divorce rate, since 1990, has doubled. A 'grey divorce' means splitting up later in life (after 50). Even the very wealthy can find divorce extremely emotionally and financially draining.  However, 'grey divorces' aren't just financially taxing....

Everything and the Kitchen Sink

People create prenups to protect themselves. And there’s one woman who knows this. Her name is Fidan Shevket. An Aussie divorce lawyer included everything in her prenup. And ‘everything’ includes Tupperware and linen. Fidan Shevket didn’t let her new boyfriend leave a toothbrush behind. She wanted to protect herself against...

Larry King’s Divorce

Larry King filed for divorce. And his family celebrate this news. The former CNN host’s health is apparently in decline. So the 85-year-old wants to finalise his divorce. In addition to this, he wants to remove his wife, Shawn, from his will before he passes away. According to Page Six,...

Big Utah Wedding

Imagine if your wedding was fake. And what's more; imagine if your spouse staged it for attention... A hairstylist says his ‘wife’ faked their wedding. William Jordan Blackmore filed a suit in a Brooklyn federal court as a result of this. This is because his ‘wife’, Andy Potamkin, apparently 'set...

Signatures and Alimony Payments

A businessman is renewing a campaign. And he needs 623,212 signatures. Steve Clark is proposing an initiative. He's trying to give voters a voice when it comes to divorce and spousal laws. He's trying to prevent judges from ordering divorced individuals to pay more than five years of alimony to...

Separation: Liam and Miley

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are separating. Their marriage began in December 2018, and lasted for less than a year.  The couple enjoyed a covert wedding ceremony following the loss of their home to the devastating November California wildfires.  Cyrus and Hemsworth have a long history.  June saw Miley celebrate...

The Price of ‘Uncoupling’ in 2019

Divorce signifies the end of something; emotionally and socially. Cost is, however, another major factor complicating the end of a relationship.  Moreover, the national average divorce costs about $15,000 per person. Of course, this price includes attorneys’ fees, court costs, experts like tax advisers, child custody evaluators, and not to...

Instagram Evidence

Social media pervades everything. Even divorce. Social media platforms are very popular; meaning there's a lot of virtual evidence when it comes to divorce cases. Electronic evidence has entered the divorce court. This means that attorneys have to consider Facebook or Twitter posts, direct messages, Instagram images, and other evidence. ...

Stranger than Fiction

We all watched the 'big finale' last Sunday night. Firstly, Meryl Streep plays a grandmother. However, in this show, the grandmother is depicted as threat to a mother’s custody of her children. HBO's series, ‘Big Little Lies’, depicts Mary Louise (Streep) trying to sue her daughter-in-law, Celeste, for child custody....

Divorcing De Niro

Robert De Niro is an iconic screen star. And often, with iconic film roles, comes substantial wealth. However, the reality of the 'Taxi Driver' star's net worth, and the language of his prenuptial agreement, are both contentious matters. De Niro's estranged wife, Grace Hightower, claims he's worth $500 million and...