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Billionaire's Divorce Details: $82K on Groceries

Ken Griffin says wife Anne Dias wants $24K a year for stationery

(Newser) - Chicago hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin and his money manager wife are embroiled in a contentious divorce, and the couple's battles over money had CNBC last month asking, "How can three kids under age 10 cost $1 million a month?" That after court papers indicated Anne Dias Griffin... More »

New Prenup Trend: a Social Media Clause

More couples are drawing up contracts dictating online behavior

(Newser) - Roughly 80% of divorce attorneys surveyed say that social media behavior is increasingly an issue during divorce proceedings. But such behavior can also be an issue while a couple is still married, leading to this new trend reported by ABC News : social media clauses popping up in prenups. It seems... More »

Jenner Divorce Could Be One of the Priciest Ever

No prenup? Bad move, Kris

(Newser) - One really would have guessed Kris Jenner would be more savvy than this, but sources tell Radar the Kardashian mom doesn't have a prenuptial agreement with Bruce Jenner. That means if the separated couple ends up divorcing, Hollywood could see one of its priciest divorce settlements ever. They'll... More »

Murdoch Divorce Takes Turn for the Messy

Lawyer switch may signal battle ahead

(Newser) - Looks like Rupert and Wendi Murdoch's road to Splitsville might be a bumpy one. The media tycoon's third wife has switched lawyers, ditching the one who handled the couple's 1999 prenup for William D. Zabel, who has helped other women win big settlements in their divorces from... More »

Inside Hugh Hefner's Prenup

You thought he'd marry 26-year-old Crystal Harris without one?

(Newser) - If you had some romantic notion that Hugh Hefner, 86, and Crystal Harris, 26, are so in love that they tied the knot sans prenup, think again. They signed one three weeks ago, a source tells Radar . The agreement protects Hef's assets from Playboy, and requires Harris to leave... More »

Why Zuckerberg Got Married the Day After the IPO

It could have been for financial reasons: divorce lawyers

(Newser) - How romantic: Turns out the timing of Mark Zuckerberg's surprise weekend wedding may have had more to do with financial savvy than anything else, Reuters reports. California has community-property laws, meaning that any property created during the marriage should be split evenly in a divorce. In the case of... More »

8 Weirdest Celeb Prenups

Jessica Biel supposedly wants $500K if Justin Timberlake cheats

(Newser) - Rumor has it Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake are engaged—and Biel is not messing around when it comes to the prenup. If JT cheats, she wants to be guaranteed at least half a million dollars, sources told Radar this week. The Frisky notes that clause is pretty tame, especially... More »

11 Celeb Couples Who Skipped the Prenup

Katy Perry, Russell Brand certainly not the first

(Newser) - Russell Brand and Katy Perry didn't have a prenup—a romantic notion, until now, when it turns out Brand may be entitled to quite a bit of cash from Perry. The Frisky rounds up 10 more celebrity couples who skipped all that un-romantic paperwork:
  • Kelsey and Camille Grammer: It
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Whoops, No Pre-Nup: Hurley Could Owe Hubby a Bundle

She's reportedly worth more than tycoon Arun Nayar

(Newser) - Despite the fact that Elizabeth Hurley is married to a tycoon, she’s reportedly worth more than he is—which could be a problem if the estranged couple gets divorced, considering they never signed a pre-nup. Hurley is worth more than $20 million, the Daily Mail reports. When she married... More »

10 Celeb Pairs Without Prenups

Kelsey Grammer wasn't the first, and he won't be the last

(Newser) - Shocked that Kelsey Grammer—at the time the highest paid actor on television—didn’t sign a prenup with the wife he’s now divorcing? Olivia Allin isn’t. She rounds up nine other celebrities who eschewed prenups—most of whom ended up divorced—on The Frisky :
  • Mel Gibson: He
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The New Dating Trend: The Pre-Prenup

Couples are making agreements before moving in together

(Newser) - Prenups aren’t just for married people anymore. As more and more young couples move in with each other, many are hashing out dating prenups, legally known as cohabitation agreements or “cohabs” to sort out who gets what in the event of a breakup. “The divorce rate is... More »

7 Crazy Celebrity Prenups

Khloe's $500K a year is nothing compared to some

(Newser) - If you thought Khloe Kardashian's prenup—a $5,000 monthly shopping budget and $1,000 monthly beauty budget, among other provisions—is over-the-top, clearly you aren't well-versed in the world of celebrity prenups. The Frisky runs down seven of the most legendary—check them out in the slideshow above. More »

Khloe, Lamar Finalize Prenup

Kardashian, Odom can finally make their union legal—thank heavens!

(Newser) - True love has prevailed in the fairytale romance of Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom, who have finalized—though not yet signed—their long-awaited pre-nup and can now finally tie the knot legally, TMZ reports. Though Lamar will keep the money he makes from his Lakers contract—up to $33 million—... More »

Forgot a Prenup? It's Never Too Late

Those who still want to cover their assets can draw up a postnup

(Newser) - If you've awoken from the daze of a whirlwind engagement and marriage only to find yourself unprotected by a prenuptial agreement, don't fret: Lawyers are happy to draw up a marriage contract after the vows. Postnuptial agreements are the new matrimonial trend, embraced by hedge-fund managers and beat cops alike,... More »

Arquette Calls It Quits With Hubby Jane

Actor hires celeb divorce lawyer who repped Britney

(Newser) - Patricia Arquette has cited “irreconcilable differences" and filed for divorce from actor Thomas Jane, TMZ reports. The couple of 2 years has no prenup and a 5-year-old daughter, so Arquette will rely on celebrity divorce lawyer Laura Wasser to sort things out. Wasser has handled power breakups for... More »

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