SOUTH AFRICA: Nelson Mandela’s ex Winnie Mandela contests his will + claims QUNU homestead

According to reports, Nelson Mandela left Winnie Mandela ZERO in his last will and testament, instead leaving everything to his children and third wife, Graca Marchel. It is for this reason that Winnie has brought a challenge to the will (even though her lawyers have taken pains to point out they are not contesting the … Continue reading “SOUTH AFRICA: Nelson Mandela’s ex Winnie Mandela contests his will + claims QUNU homestead”

Pensions & divorce: What rights do you have?

As a general rule, pensions are marital property. You have a right to the share of your spouse’s pension even if you have been divorced décades before your spouse retires. Like real estate, stocks, and cash, pensions will be divided up between the two people after a divorce.

As a general rule, pensions are marital property. You have a right to the share of your spouse’s pension even if you have been divorced décades before your spouse retires. Like real estate, stocks, and cash, pensions will be divided up between the two people after a divorce.

How to find hidden assets in your divorce action: Let’s ask Ruth Madoff

Is Ruth Madoff “ruth-Less”? Some would argue yes. I would decline to render an opinion. But in light of everything that has gone down so far, I thought she might help in writing a post about telling people how to find hidden assets in their divorce action. Let’s start with relatives. People who are getting divorced … Continue reading “How to find hidden assets in your divorce action: Let’s ask Ruth Madoff”