After six years, Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams have ended their marriage. They would have liked to do so earlier - they announced their separation well over a year ago - but could not agree on the terms of their divorce.
Kenneth C. Griffin, the billionaire hedge fund manager, made headlines and may have caught the interest of Georgia couples when he decided to divorce his wife, Anne, to whom he has been married for 11 years. On Sept. 2, she filed documents in Cook County, Illinois, that formally requested she be allowed to move to New York and take sole custody of their children. According to court documents, she asserts that their prenuptial agreement, which she signed on the day before their wedding in July 2003, should be voided because she was pressured into agreeing to it under stressful circumstances.
Many people who marry in Cobb County never think about entering into a prenuptial agreement. It never even crosses their minds. This is because a lot of people mistakenly assume that prenups are only for the rich and famous. However, prenuptial agreements can be very helpful for people of more ordinary means as well.
When people think about the decisions many celebrities make, we often regard them as good examples of what not to do. Some celebrities seem to assume that they have so much money that they can afford to be financially careless.
In many situations, when we hear about celebrity divorces, we hear about long, contentious legal battles between the two parties. Without realizing it, we may think that is what every divorce needs to be like. In reality, that is not the case.
The man made famous for his hit songs and albums familiar in households across American has decided to call it quits with his model wife of several years. John Mellencamp and Elaine Irwin announced this past September that they would be living apart during a trial separation. The couple announced the news during the same month as their 18-year wedding anniversary.
Eva Longoria Parker filed for divorce from her husband, Tony Parker. The news of the divorce was released in the early hours of Wednesday morning, November 17, 2010. Eva Longoria's divorce papers filed in a family court cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split, but sources say that her decision was based upon alleged infidelity by her husband of three years.
Breaking news flashed across televisions from LA to Georgia announcing the possible dissolution of the marriage between Courteney Cox and David Arquette. The couple announced that they would experiment with a trial separation before permanently ending their relationship through a high-asset divorce.
If you drive a car, you probably have a car insurance policy. The same thing goes for homeowners. But most of us would not think about insurance for our marriage. The truth is that divorce is expensive. And the number of people who divorce each year is much higher than the number of people who lose their homes to disasters. But is getting divorce insurance a good idea?