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May 2012 Archives

Zuckerberg's marriage perfectly timed, say divorce lawyers

According to some divorce attorneys, apparently the time to get married is AFTER you become one of the richest people in the world. A recent report about Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg's recent nuptials addresses why his marriage may have been timed to take place after he took his company public. Although there is no report of a prenuptial agreement between the couple, Mr. Zuckerberg's recent fortunes should be mostly protected.

Women posed as birth mothers to infiltrate state's adoption agencies

The rights of unmarried fathers vary from state to state, including Missouri, as some of our earlier posts have pointed out. We thought Missouri readers of our blog would be interested in a story involving a group of women who posed as birth mothers to infiltrate adoption agencies in another state. The women claim they just wanted to hear what these agencies would tell them in regards to paternity rights and giving up their babies in an adoption in that state.

More women paying alimony and child support than ever before

Women have broken barriers over the last few decades, including one running for President of the United States of America. And as more and more women surpass their exes in the salary arena and become the major financial contributors in a family, more of these women are forced to contribute to their exes in the form of child support and spousal support or alimony when the marriage dissolves.

Child support battle among unmarried millionaires continues

Although the trial did not occur in Missouri, Missouri residents may be interested in a case that could put Linda Evangelista into the A-list arena of stars who receive more than $40,000 per month in support payments. Ms. Evangelista and her former billionaire lover, Francois-Henri Pinault, have ended their child support dispute in an undisclosed settlement, according to reports.

What you need to know to win your divorce case

The United States legal system is not designed to give you more than you had before you entered into it. Going through litigation when you divorce should be your last resort, however when spouses cannot agree, especially in high-asset divorce cases, it may be necessary to have a judge decide the final outcome. Here are some tips for Missourians when you must make your case in court.