prenuptial agreement

When is a $1 Billion divorce settlement not enough?

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on December 3, 2014

Recently Harold Hamm, an oil company executive considered the wealthiest man in Oklahoma, was ordered by an Oklahoma judge to pay his ex-spouse, Sue Ann Hamm, nearly one billion dollars in cash and assets. This divorce settlement ranks among the largest in U.S. history. However, this amount reportedly adds up to only six percent of […]

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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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