September 2014

A high-profile divorce can impact many people

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on September 29, 2014

A high-profile divorce can impact more people than you imagine. For example, recently the news media reported preliminary details of a high-profile Chicago-based couple’s filing for divorce. That in itself is not particularly unusual, except that this couple is unusual: each spouse heads a hedge fund of their own, and together, they run a charitable […]

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Can you challenge a prenup?

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on September 25, 2014

Can your challenge a prenup? In a recent blog post we took a brief look at prenuptial agreements and how they can figure in the divorce process. Now we will switch sides and address whether and how these agreements can be overturned. When one or both spouses in a divorce situation has a high net […]

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Divorce demystified: decrees

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on September 23, 2014

In this post, we will attempt to demystify some of the legal terms associated with divorce. The process of filing for, waiting for, and being granted a divorce occurs over a period of time. Various junctures in that process carry different names and have their own significance, including an expiration date. Once the necessary requirements […]

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