Tag Archives: high asset divorce cases

High Asset Divorce: Holding on to the Family Business

When high net worth couples divorce, the stakes are high. A recent ruling in Oklahoma allowed the 76th richest person in the world to hold on to a majority stake in his business.  Harold Hamm may not be a household name, but his company, Continental Resources produces ten percent of the U.S. oil output. Worth… Read More »

Unique Legal Perspective Affecting Donald Sterling, Ms. V. Stiviano, and Rochelle Sterling

Mr. Sterling known to be the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers is accused of making racial comments in tapes allegedly created by his girlfriend. The octogenarian has a woman less than half his age named, V. Stiviano. Ms. Stiviano denies leaking the tapes however she reported taped Mr. Sterling making the remarks that are… Read More »

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton: Blurred Lines

Singer Robin Thicke and actress Paula Patton face an uncertain marital future in light of media revelations about the questionable behavior of Mr. Thicke. Celebrity or not, most marriage relationships are strained when evidence that suggests infidelity surfaces.  Last August, a raunchy stage performance between Twerking queen Miley Cyrus and Mr. Thicke raised more than… Read More »

Common Sense: Protracted Litigation Leads to Heavy Legal Fees

It is no secret that divorce litigation costs time, emotional energy and money. In New York, attorney fees in divorce matters can run anywhere from $150 an hour to more than $800 depending on experience and case complexity. In many cases, the higher monied spouse bears the cost of legal fees, but in a recent… Read More »

Don’t Cheat Yourself Out of Millions – Hire the Right Attorney

On June 26, 2013, an interesting article ran in Newsday discussing a tragic case where a woman settled a divorce for a paltry $12,000,000. While words like “tragic” and “paltry” are not typically associated with settlements worth millions, the truth of the matter is that the woman in question deserved far more. The woman’s attorney,… Read More »