Divorce at 740 Park Avenue – The Bernard Madoff connection

This is where Swedish Countess Marie Douglas David and George David, head of United Technologies live at the moment. Technically speaking. I say technically because the Davids are embroiled, as we discussed a few days back, (http://www.divorcesaloon.com/marie-douglas-david-portrait-of-a-high-maintenance-wife) in a divorce matter in Hartford Connecticut Superior Court. So it is the marital residence, but it is … Continue reading “Divorce at 740 Park Avenue – The Bernard Madoff connection”

Bernie Madoff’s son Andrew Madoff is allegedly dating another woman even before his divorce is final her name is Catherine Hooper

But hold your horses. Just because Andrew Madoff is dating another woman – Catherine [Katherine] Hooper – doesn’t mean that Deborah Madoff can or will sue him for divorce on the basis on adultery. In New York, Deborah has several different grounds she can use. But word is, she had already filed for separation over … Continue reading “Bernie Madoff’s son Andrew Madoff is allegedly dating another woman even before his divorce is final her name is Catherine Hooper”

8 divorce books for you

I was scouring through Borders tonight, looking for resource books on the subject of divorce. I found the following (and a few others for the kids which I will put in the kids section) that I wanted to share with you. I can’t say I’ve read any of them from cover to cover, but from … Continue reading “8 divorce books for you”

NEW YORK: Deborah and Andrew Madoff have been “separated” for over one year; the woman he’s with is Catherine Hooper

 If anyone had any questions about the timing of Deborah Madoff’s divorce filing on the same day that her husband’s father was cuffed by the FBI for securities fraud, it may have simply come down to happenstance. It turns out that Andrew and Deborah have been “amicably separated” for over a year and she has … Continue reading “NEW YORK: Deborah and Andrew Madoff have been “separated” for over one year; the woman he’s with is Catherine Hooper”

Deborah Madoff’s post-divorce career prospects

Andrew Madoff’s soon to be ex wife Deborah Madoff will probably have to rejoin the work force after her divorce if it turns out that her husband was involved in his father Bernie Madoff’s investment fraud scheme. The SEC and other officials have said that Andrew and his brother Mark Madoff, both of whom worked … Continue reading “Deborah Madoff’s post-divorce career prospects”

Deborah Madoff: What can she expect now that she has filed for divorce from Bernie Madoff’s son Andrew?

From the looks of things, Deborah Madoff is a discreet homemaker who led a privileged life on the Upper East Side of Manhattan with her multi-millionaire husband. Her only claim to fame is that she happened to marry the son of Bernie Madoff about 17 years ago, setting the stage for her becoming the daughter in law … Continue reading “Deborah Madoff: What can she expect now that she has filed for divorce from Bernie Madoff’s son Andrew?”

The “bratty” step kids: did they wreck your marriage?

There are so many complex familial constellations today, it’s a wonder anybody can keep track of the relationships anymore. With more and more people having second and third marriages (fourths and fifths too!) it should not come as a big surprise that at some point one could find oneself in the “step mom” role. From … Continue reading “The “bratty” step kids: did they wreck your marriage?”

DNA & Divorce: cigarettes, spit, dental floss, bed sheets and briefs can be used against you in a divorce

DNA has been mainstream since the first OJ Simpson case. The science introduced the country to a lawyer by the name of Barry Scheck, a DNA legal specialist who also helped free Louise Woodward the British au pair who was accused, convicted and then acquitted of shaking a baby to his death in Boston Massachusetts. … Continue reading “DNA & Divorce: cigarettes, spit, dental floss, bed sheets and briefs can be used against you in a divorce”

On Taxes and Divorce: What are you responsible for?

Everybody knows that next to shagging rights, the right to file a joint tax return with one’s spouse is one of the best perks of holy matrimony. But it can also be a landmine when you are dealing with a less than honest spouse who tries to cheat the IRS. If you knowingly go along … Continue reading “On Taxes and Divorce: What are you responsible for?”

Marie Douglas David – portrait of a “high maintenance” wife

I just hit up Page Six for gossip and I got one heck of a divorce expose that is hitting Hartford Connecticut Superior Court. It is relevant here in New York because they own real estate here – in fact they seem to have an luxury condominium at 740 Park Avenue, and a weekend place in the … Continue reading “Marie Douglas David – portrait of a “high maintenance” wife”

Portrait of a messy Divorce

You know what? I think I have an over-active imagination and altogether too much free time. What do you think? I mean, I am sitting here on this cold December night, with my big cup of chocolate foaming all the way to the rim with a couple of marshmallows in it, pretending to be this … Continue reading “Portrait of a messy Divorce”

Andrew Madoff gets hit with a divorce petition

The New York Post Page Six is reporting that Bernie Madoff’s son Andrew has been served with a divorce petition. As everybody’s heard by now, Bernard Madoff was a Wall Street honcho who is being accused of one of the biggest investment frauds in Wall Street history. He’s accused of using a ponzi scheme – paying … Continue reading “Andrew Madoff gets hit with a divorce petition”

The shagalicious divorcee: How to bounce back after getting dumped

As you look at your marriage, post mortem, how are you feeling? What are you thinking? What will you do? I’ll tell you what you’re not going to do. You’re not going to sit around drinking scotch and popping Quaaludes. Do they still make Quaaludes? This is hysterical. I feel like I’m writing a Jacqueline Susann expose. No, … Continue reading “The shagalicious divorcee: How to bounce back after getting dumped”

How to divorce a politician

Boy oh boy. This is a special kind of animal right here – the political marriage. I have to say, of all the demographics of men out there, I don’t think I could handle being the wife of a politician. I just don’t have the right temperament, and much too low a threshold and tolerance … Continue reading “How to divorce a politician”

Mom’s house or Dad’s house for the holidays? A child’s predicament

Poor little babies. Will Christmas be with mommy or daddy this year? As more and more families fall apart, children are increasingly left in a quandary. Which parent will they live with and how often will they see the other parent? It must be alienating and lonely for them sometimes. But my big question is, … Continue reading “Mom’s house or Dad’s house for the holidays? A child’s predicament”