Marriage might be one of the biggest decisions a person makes in their life. That is, until they are faced with the possibility of a divorce, which may have legal repercussions that are ultimately even greater than the decision to marry.
The Maryland state court system is a source of plenty of confusion, especially for people who are new to the legal processes that go into adjudicating a family law issue. In most family law issues, the parent or spouse will be required to appear before the Maryland circuit court, except for certain domestic violence-related issues, which will generally appear before the district court. Often, a case before the circuit court or district court will appear before a different court on appeal.
People in Maryland may recall the groundbreaking high asset divorce of oil tycoon Harold Hamm and his wife, Sue Ann Arnell back in 2014. Their divorce made headlines because of Hamm’s extraordinary net worth, as well as the amount of marital property up for grabs in their divorce settlement.
People in Maryland and across the U.S. may have seen the news headlines about Harold Hamm, one of the richest men in the world, and his recent billion-dollar divorce settlement. Hamm is the CEO and founder of Continental Resources, one of the nation’s largest oil and gas corporations. His net worth is estimated at slightly over $18 billion, but his ex-wife will soon be seeing a nice chunk of that after their high asset divorce settlement.
People in Maryland may have seen recent headlines about the impending divorce of Paige Laurie Dubbert, heiress to a significant portion of the Walton family’s Walmart fortunes. Dubbert recently filed for divorce from her husband of six years, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their split, but this standard categorization probably doesn’t even begin to describe the turmoil and financial scandal that contributed to the divorce.
Posted on behalf of Jeffrey N. Greenblatt of Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, PA People in Maryland may have seen a recent financial help article about the things divorcing spouses should look for, and the warning signs that the other spouse might be attempting to divert or hide assets that should be considered in property division. Finances […]
People in Maryland may have seen a recent article about divorce, and the financial aspects of untying the knot that should have people thinking long and hard about their decision. Divorce is often an extremely personal and emotional decision, and these emotions can sometimes influence people to act in a way that doesn’t benefit them in the long run.
People in Maryland and many across the country are enthralled by the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, but they may not have heard about the recent issues regarding one of the Russian Olympics’ biggest benefactors, who is embroiled in a contentious divorce. His wife of 30 years has filed for divorce in the Russian court system, but now she has petitioned the U.S. courts to get involved by compelling some of her husband’s business partners in the U.S. to testify about the man’s assets.
People in Maryland may have heard about a recent divorce-related court case, and the court’s tongue-in-cheek ruling that followed. The wife of Steve Cohen, the billionaire hedge fund manager at SAC Capital Partners, brought a suit stemming from the couple’s divorce 25 years ago, alleging that Cohen hid some $5 million or more in assets from her during the divorce.
People in Maryland may have heard about an interesting and unexpected correlation between a good economy and a higher divorce rate. According to a new study conducted at the University of Maryland, the divorce rate slowed substantially during the years of 2008 and 2009, a period of extreme turmoil in the U.S. economy, but then picked back up starting in 2011, when the worst of the economic downturn was over.