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The High Profile Divorce of the Moment

For the last couple years, a divorce has been in the news that involves powerful people, high net worth, a vast amount of property, and a complicated settlement. As it's reaching its crescendo, I wanted to share a few thoughts on the most impactful divorce to happen in Europe for many decades: Brexit. Brexit has…
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Angelina and Brad…..

The relationship of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt--from its beginnings to their ongoing divorce proceedings--has had people fascinated for many years. Of course it has: the couple has fame, fortune, good looks, glamour and a passion for philanthropy. In many ways, they're the perfect modern couple, or at least the latest in a line of…
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Some Valentine’s Day Thoughts

With Valentine’s Day coming in a few days, I wanted to share some thoughts on the holiday, and love in general.  The conventional version of Valentine’s Day focuses on intense romance: gushing, heart-pounding, knee-weakening love. But, as an experienced divorce lawyer, I truly know the reality of love and all its complexities. The institutional take…
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Some thoughts on the Bezos divorce

The divorce of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie has had people buzzing since it was announced last week. And why not? After all, $160 billion— Mr. Bezos’s reported net worth—is a lot to fight over. But…. We’re all guessing whether or not the couple has a prenuptial agreement. It’s been reported there’s…
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