Category: alimony

Expensive kiss leads to divorce!

Towards the end of 2013, Scorpion actress, Katharine McPhee was spotted kissing her then NBC series Smash director Michael Morris.  Morris at the time was married actress Mary McCormack.  In May of 2014, McPhee filed for divorce from her husband of six years, Nick Cokas The divorce proceedings were recently finalized. Unfortunately for McPhee her […]

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One billion not enough?

As our firm previously indicated,  a One Billion Dollar ($1,000,000,000.00) Divorce Settlement was offered by oil tycoon Harold Hamm to his soon to be ex-wife  Sue Ann Hamm. Even though, both parties have appealed the divorce settlement, Mr. Hamm nonetheless forwarded a check for just under Nine Hundred Twenty-Five Million Dollars ($925,000,000.00) to Mrs. Hamm. Mrs. Hamm […]

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Double Dip Prohibited In Divorce

How are marital assets that generate income, such as pensions, rental properties and IRA treated by the courts? Pennsylvania law had previously established that pensions and rental properties could be divided as property in equitable distribution or as income for alimony, but not both. However, in a recent decision by a Court of Common Pleas […]

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