Tag Archives: wealthy divorces

Adele and her Divorce

Over the last few days, there’s been ample coverage of the singer Adele’s announcement that she is planning to divorce her husband, Simon Konecki. From afar, the situation doesn’t seem unusual—according to reports, they’ve essentially been separated for some time, and, in terms of the divorce and custody, they want what’s best for their young…
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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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On deciding to get divorced now…

A couple weeks ago, a headline in the The New York Times grabbed my attention. It read: "'Hurry Up and Get a Divorce?' For the Rich, There's an Incentive."   The piece explains that, as of January 1, 2019, alimony will not be tax deductible. For high net worth clients, that change, of course, can amount…
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