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Posted 1 year ago in Divorce Real Estate by Janet Raasch  
Who Gets the House in a Divorce?

In a divorce, assets and debts accrued during the marriage are divided. The most valuable marital asset is usually the house. The largest debt is usually the mortgage. Deciding what happens to the house is often complicated and fraught with emotion. If a house belonged to one spouse before the marriage, it usually falls outside the “marital assets” and remains the property of that person. The other spouse can be compensated for any increase in value he or she helped …

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Posted 2 years ago in Divorce Litigation by Michele Bowman  
Judge Judy Sued Over Best Friend’s Wedding China

What would Judge Judy do – in her own trial? We may find out, since the judge’s former best friend is suing her in California to get back property the plaintiff says the judge bought during a contentious divorce.   Judge Swoops in for a Deal  Patrice Jones reportedly alleges Judith Sheindlin and Jones’s former husband, a producer on Scheindlin’s “Judge Judy” show, conspired in 2009 for the husband to sell Sheindlin their valuable china and silverware collection for just …

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Posted 2 years ago in Divorce by Aaron Kase  
Did New York Appeals Court Kill the Prenup?

The prenuptial agreement between a wealthy real estate magnate and his wife is no good, the Brooklyn Appellate Court ruled recently, tearing up the contract and allowing the couple’s divorce to proceed as if it had never been signed. Peter and Elizabeth Petrakis were married in 1998, in presumably happier times. However, there were already signs of trouble brewing when Elizabeth signed a prenup just four days before they tied the knot. According to her, Peter threatened that if she …

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Craaazy Reasons for Divorce [Infographic]

Lawyers.com recently reported on the rather unusually difficult divorces of Deion Sanders and Kim Kardashian. But you don’t have to a celebrity athlete or even “famous for being famous” to have a strange divorce. The infographic below provided by totaldivorce.com also shows that unusual divorces occur the world over. For example, some wives might feel they should only be so lucky — but one woman in Germany divorced her husband, claiming he cleaned too much! Read through to the bottom …

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Posted 2 years ago in Child Custody and Support Divorce by Aaron Kase  
Deion Sanders Gains Full Custody of Kids in Bitter Divorce

Former football star Deion Sanders on Tuesday was granted full custody of his sons, ages 11 and 13, as part of a bitter divorce from his wife, Pilar. The estranged couple was given joint custody of their 9-year-old daughter. Sanders, 45, was one of the top defensive backs of all time in the National Football League, and also sustained a 9-year Major League Baseball career during the off-season. His time in the majors included stints with the New York Yankees, …

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