Mark Zuckerberg's marriage to his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan, one day after he became one of the richest men on the planet may have seemed oddly timed. But, according to divorce lawyers, it was spot on.
The ex-wife of a Hong Kong business tycoon has been awarded a divorce settlement worth $154 million.
A Hong Kong judge ordered a wealthy real estate mogul to pay his former wife $154 million in one of the city's largest divorce settlements.
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian isn't often held up as a model of prudent behavior. But the recent reports that she and her fiancé, NBA forward Kris Humphries, are working out a prenuptial agreement make her the celebutante face of a practical new trend. Prenups are on the rise. And they aren't just for the wealthy and famous these days.
The uncertain future of the troubled Dodgers baseball team continued Thursday when a Los Angeles County judge canceled a one-day trial that ultimately was supposed to determine whether the team was community property in the divorce between owner Frank McCourt and wife Jamie.
New court papers clarify his position on money for Maria Shriver
Arnold Schwarzenegger's indiscretions could cost him dearly, now that he's headed for divorce with Maria Shriver.
The comedian lifts a gag order in his 2005 divorce to show how much he paid her in the settlement
The two reached a private agreement on custody of their son and division of property
Their nearly five-year marriage officially comes to an end with papers filed in Texas
The reality star lists irreconcilable differences in papers filed at a Santa Monica courthouse
Before the explosion of social media, Ken Altshuler, a divorce lawyer in Maine, dug up dirt on his client's spouses the old-fashioned way: with private investigators and subpoenas. Now the first place his team checks for evidence is Facebook.
The Dawson's Creek star and Heather Ann McComb reach a divorce settlement
Jesse James's rep also denies a report that he has reached out to attorneys
Divorce is almost always a messy business, but certain settlements between former beloveds can be somewhat absurd. Here's a look at some examples of offbeat divorce settlements.
The country star and Deane Sheremet make a clean break and avoid a messy fight in court
The news that Los Angeles Dodgers owners Frank and Jamie McCourt are divorcing came with a bitter kick: Team chairman Frank's first move against his soon-to-be-ex was to fire her from her job as the Dodgers' chief executive.
Much has been written about the Obamas' marriage. The president and first lady have attested to the long and hard work it takes to stay involved and connected to each other while maintaining their separate identities.
Va'shaundya O'Neal is seeking sole custody of their four children and spousal support
"She needs relief in light of the draining of substantial marital assets," says one of her divorce attorneys of Jon allegedly taking $230,000
Wife Brandi Glanville says he and LeAnn Rimes are bound for Mexico this weekend
But the actor asks a court to deny his estranged wife any spousal support
After Tommy's sudden death, we found among my brother's personal effects a questionnaire he had completed in 2005 for a church class.
What do you need to know about the couple's divorce filings - and what to ignore
The Oscar winner asks a court to dismiss his legal separation case
The action follows an attempt to reconcile with his wife of 13 years, Robin Wright Penn
The estranged couple seek to "maintain the privacy and integrity" of their family
A British court Wednesday told a business financier he would still have to pay a $13.6 million divorce settlement despite losing a fortune in the credit crunch.
The singer's jailed husband has instructed a lawyer to file papers
Ritchie will get the couple's country home and their London pub, says the singer's spokeswoman
Drew Peterson has met with a prominent divorce attorney more than a year after his wife, Stacy, disappeared, his lawyer confirmed to CNN on Tuesday.
Expressing "disillusionment," the TV personality found out about the filing from Internet reports, she tells PEOPLE
"She said everything is good and feels relieved," a source close to Cynthia Rodriguez tells PEOPLE
It's over for the New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and Cynthia Rogriguez, his wife of more than five years. With a prenuptial agreement in place, lawyers for the couple confirmed Friday that a settlement was reached in their divorce
The once bitterly feuding couple "amicably resolved" their differences, Rodriguez's lawyer says
The ex-SNL star says they split just six weeks after their wedding due to "irreconcilable differences"
The woman that went wild in her YouTube attack of her ex-husband is claiming her first victory.
The reported meeting adds to rumblings of trouble in the singer's marriage to Guy Ritchie
When Susan Harris divorced her husband of five and a half years last December, she got the apartment, extra closet space and the covers all to herself.
Former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey testifies during his divorce proceedings.
After nearly two years of legal wrangling, the divorce is still not official
Billy Blanks and his wife, Gayle, split after 33 years of marriage
Heather Mills, the estranged wife of Paul McCartney, was granted nearly £25 million ($50 million) in her divorce proceedings with the former Beatle, she said Monday.
Paul McCartney and his estranged wife, Heather Mills, returned to a London court Monday for the second round of their high-profile divorce.
The battle between Paul McCartney and his estranged wife, Heather Mills, for his estimated $1.6 billion fortune looks likely to stretch into a second week.
The wife of paparazzo and Britney Spears's latest flame, Adnan Ghalib, filed for legal separation from the photographer on Friday, court documents show.
A court has ordered pop singer Britney Spears to give up custody of her children effective Wednesday at noon.
Kevin Federline's lawyer wants Britney Spears to pay some of her ex-husband's legal expenses in their divorce case, court documents show.
Jennifer Esposito and Bradley Cooper have agreed to end their four-month marriage, with the divorce going into effect in November, according to court papers made public Monday.
Ryan Phillippe has filed a legal response to soon-to-be ex-wife Reese Witherspoon's divorce claim, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.
Pre-nuptial agreements, or binding financial agreements as they may be known, are no longer an exclusive financial risk management tool for Hollywood couples.
Former Beatle Paul McCartney has vowed to "vigorously" defend himself against allegations of mistreatment allegedly made by his estranged wife, former model Heather Mills.
Former Beatle Paul McCartney has defended himself against allegations of mistreatment allegedly made by his estranged wife, former model Heather Mills.
Paul McCartney and estranged wife Heather Mills McCartney have hired the divorce lawyers who represented Prince Charles and Princess Diana to handle their own increasingly acrimonious separation.
Call it the stealth New Year's resolution, the last-resort plan few people are willing to discuss during the year-end focus on holiday cheer and family.
Making plans to preserve your assets in case of a divorce may not be very romantic. But with half the population headed for divorce court after a trip down the aisle, it's not such a bad idea.
The wedding bells are ringing. It's June, the busiest month for weddings.
After the 27-year marriage of Brenda and James Mani ended, a court ordered Brenda to pay James $610 per week in spousal support. But Brenda strenuously objected.
When a West Palm Beach, Florida, socialite suspected her husband was cheating on her, she sought proof and payback.
Marriage vows don't always last forever, even if those 35 years of matrimony sure seemed like it.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - You've really been looking forward to getting married except for one niggling detail: your partner has asked for a prenuptial agreement.
Dear Armchair Millionaire: Our daughter recently got engaged and will be married this winter. We have been wondering about when a prenuptial agreement might be called for. Any guidance on this issue? -- Miami Dad
How do you prepare for divorce? Certainly, it's not something most spouses want to consider, especially while they're building a life together - raising kids, buying a home, saving for a dream retirement.
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