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HE WAS HER LOVER AND HER SECRETARY, HE DESERVES SPOUSAL SUPPORT

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Eleven years of sacrifice and you can leave me at the drop of a dime! Who remembers MJB crooning those words on the Waiting to Exhale soundtrack? I know I do. While Kendu may not have been Mary’s secretary he was her manager and after 12 years of marriage no one should be surprised that he is asking for spousal support. Unfortunately many men and women are attempting to shame Kendu for his alimony request because well, gender discrimination. There is a long list of women who were not withRead More


WHY DID I GET MARRIED . . . WITHOUT A PRENUP?

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Actress Tasha Smith, of Why Did I Get Married fame, was recently ordered to pay her ex-husband $7,000 a month in spousal support, also known as alimony. This is in addition to the $50,000 she compensated him back in November (likely as alimony pendente) while they awaited the final divorce decree. Some are calling her husband out as being less than a man for seeking and accepting spousal support, but women need to be mindful that with equal rights (benefits) come equal responsibilities (liabilities). As such, just as many menRead More


WE WANT PRENUP?

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Should the preunptial agreement conversation arise during your engagement, fear not. A prenup could be just the insurance plan you need. I’ve heard many hopeless romantics say that getting a prenup is just setting your marriage up for failure: I vehemently disagree. Unlike popular sentiment, a prenuptial agreement can protect both parties in case the marriage doesn’t end up being “’til death” do you part. The prenup puts in place parameters of dissolution when emotions are normally at the highest; during a divorce. Let’s take a look at two recentRead More


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