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Posted 10 months ago in Divorce by Aaron Kase  
How Much Will Rupert Murdoch’s Wife Get in Their Divorce?

The dream is over. News Corp honcho Rupert Murdoch and his wife of 14 years, Wendi Deng, are calling it quits. Murdoch, 82, has earned billions through his media company, which includes such assets as Fox News, the New York Post, the Wall Street Journal and 20th Century Fox. He met Deng while she worked for one of his Hong Kong subsidiaries and the pair was married in 1999, weeks after he divorced his second wife. The couple had two …

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Posted 1 year ago in Estate Planning Wills and Probate by Michele Bowman  
Your Child’s Marriage and Rewriting Your Will

If Valentine’s Day results in the announcement of an engagement for one of your children, lawyers say it’s time to start thinking about how your own legal affairs are structured. And while you’re at it, you may need to offer a little good old-fashioned parental advice for your googly-eyed child.   Think Ahead Once an engagement happens, the wheels start turning for the parents. “I typically see parents getting their wills drafted for the first time when their kids get …

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Posted 1 year ago in Editors Picks Your Family & The Law by Aaron Kase  
Avoid Legal Pitfalls on Your Valentine’s Day Engagement

Valentine’s Day can mean chocolate, flowers . . . and an engagement ring? Couples whose cupid-day festivities include bending down on one knee have every reason to celebrate with smooches and champagne, but nevertheless should be aware of the legal implications of getting engaged. While engagement isn’t a legal contract per se, it can involve the exchange or sharing of property that could bring lawyers into the picture if the union goes sour. In particular, the engagement ring itself is …

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Posted 1 year ago in Child Custody and Support Divorce by Janet Raasch  
Are You Prepared for a Divorce?

If you’re thinking about filing for divorce, don’t jump into this complex process without preparation. Divorce involves not only the dissolution of a marriage, but also the division of assets and debts. It involves questions of support, for both parties and for children. Planning ahead puts you in a better position for making these decisions. It protects you from the actions of a vengeful spouse who might respond to your request for a divorce by hiding assets, destroying property or …

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Posted 1 year ago in Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Family & The Law’ Newsletter

Are Destination Weddings Legal? Thinking of getting married on the honeymoon instead of before it? More and more couples are choosing to tie the knot with a destination wedding. But you may have to take extra steps to ensure your marriage is legally binding once you get home. The trick is to make sure you’re following the laws of the state or country where you’re getting married. Find Out More…   Bruce Willis & Music, Social Media after Death A …

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