What Factors Does the Court Consider in Awarding Alimony?

“The factors the court considers in awarding Alimony differs from state to state. For example, in Alabama, the state may consider whether a party cheated in determining alimony. But in Alaska the court may not be so inclined to consider that. It really depends. But most states’ statutes are pretty similar in terms of alimony … Continue reading “What Factors Does the Court Consider in Awarding Alimony?”

What happens to your coop when you get divorced? Who gets what?

So it is possible, post-split, that a board could withdraw its approval of the now single tenant. The board conceivably could force a sale of the coop

So it is possible, post-split, that a board could withdraw its approval of the now single tenant. The board conceivably could force a sale of the coop

How to get life long alimony (now called maintenance)

You know how Debbie Metanopoulos’ husband accused her of “living beyond their means” during the marriage? That is not the way to convince a court to award you life long alimony or manimony. (See our manimony posts here: http://www.divorcesaloon.com/index.php?s=manimony. And forgive me in advance for any gender bias I displayed.) In Gann v. Gann, the … Continue reading “How to get life long alimony (now called maintenance)”

Karen Sypher’s divorce woes: she needs $11,000 per month maintenance

The woman accused of trying to extort $10 million dollars from her husband’s friend/boss is in the midst of a divorce maelstrom. Karen Sypher’s  husband Tim Sypher, friend of Karen’s lover Rick Pitino, has dumped her faster than he’d dump a hot potato following her extortion plot whereby she allegedly tried to get $10 million from Rick. Did … Continue reading “Karen Sypher’s divorce woes: she needs $11,000 per month maintenance”

NEW YORK: Dr. Susan Hirschfeld sues her husband for $500K in maintenance/spousal support… What is the purpose of maintenance?

Dr. Susan Hirschfeld, wife of multi-millionaire real estate mogul Elie Hirschfeld, Esq., has brought action in Manhattan Supreme Court for maintenance and spousal support from her estranged husband. Mrs. Hirschfeld claims that her husband (who is worth in excess of half a billion dollars which he inherited from his father) owes her approximately half a million … Continue reading “NEW YORK: Dr. Susan Hirschfeld sues her husband for $500K in maintenance/spousal support… What is the purpose of maintenance?”