Lifestyle

Divorces are climbing among the quarantined New York City elite, who are arguing about politics, parenting, and money now that they’re forced to spend more time together

Quarantine has caused an uptick in divorces among New York City’s elite, according to a high-powered attorney whose clients have an average net worth of $US15 million. She said spending so much time together during quarantine has forced couples to confront what they have been ignoring: an unhappy marriage. Different […]
Divorces are climbing among the quarantined New York City elite, who are arguing about politics, parenting, and money now that they’re forced to spend more time together
Strategy

Cuffing season is over, and filings for divorce are on the rise. Here’s a divorce lawyer’s advice on how to cope with a breakup.

Valerie H. Tocci is a partner at Stutman, Stutman, & Lichtenstein, LLP. She represents individuals and families in all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including divorce, custody, spousal and child support, equitable distribution of property, pre-nuptial, post-nuptial, and divorce agreements, post-judgment matters, hearings, and trials. Tocci writes that January […]
Cuffing season is over, and filings for divorce are on the rise. Here’s a divorce lawyer’s advice on how to cope with a breakup.
Lifestyle

13 surprising facts about divorce in the US

Divorce rates may be dropping, but the ending of a marriage is still a stark, and oftentimes depressing, reality for many Americans. However, when it comes to knowledge about divorce in the US, many commonly known “facts” are actually fiction. The average age people are most likely to be divorced […]
13 surprising facts about divorce in the US
Strategy

8 things I wish I knew before I got divorced

My divorce was more amicable and less stressful than many, but even so, it was chock-full of unexpected financial landmines. I’ve learned that everything is more expensive when you’re single, from taxes to insurance to your phone service. Not only does spousal support leave me without disposable income, but the […]
8 things I wish I knew before I got divorced
Lifestyle

The most surprising divorce law in 21 US states

Divorce laws vary in every state. In some states, like Utah, separating from your spouse can be a quick affair. In others, like California, divorce can be drawn out for months. In Texas, many courts in the state won’t finalise a divorce while a wife is pregnant. Divorce is a […]
The most surprising divorce law in 21 US states
Markets

Billionaire couple Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos live in one of the best states in the US to get divorced if your spouse is loaded — here are the rest

Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, and his wife MacKenzie are getting divorced. Separating finances in a divorce can be messy. In 9 US states, including the Bezos’ home state of Washington, everything acquired throughout the marriage from real estate to income is considered joint property. Residents in these states […]
Billionaire couple Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos live in one of the best states in the US to get divorced if your spouse is loaded — here are the rest