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Men looking for alimony in divorce

11406113_s.jpgIt used to be that men almost always automatically earned more money than their wives. This left wives in the situation of fighting for some sort of a fair divorce settlement. However, as the times have changed and women have started to earn more, many now have a higher net worth than their husbands. This means it could be the men looking for alimony from their ex-wives in the case of divorce.

Previous marriages increases the odds of divorce

While many Missouri spouses may like to believe that their second marriage is forever, the truth is those who have already been divorced in the past have an even greater chance of getting divorced again. Additionally, there is also a great risk of being hit financially harder the second or third time around.

More men receiving alimony, child support

Many men going through a divorce may not realize it, but if they financially relied on their spouse, or if there were income disparities, they may be able to receive spousal support. Additionally, if there are children involved, there is no reason to assume that the mother will automatically receive custody and child support, as both of these can -- and are -- awarded to fathers in Missouri and throughout the country.

Smartphone data ending up as evidence in family law court

In today's world more and more people are using smartphones -- such as iPhones and Androids -- on a daily basis to send text messages, make phone calls, look up online information, use a GPS and check different social media sites. And while having this handy device right in your back pocket certainly adds a level of convenience to life, many are seeing their smartphone being used as evidence in a divorce proceeding.

Getting divorced? Protect your finances

Doing certain things during your divorce could save you from extensive financial harm. This being said, even if your divorce seems amicable at first, you should still take care of finances, as with just the drop of a hat, your soon-to-b ex could become irritated and that niceness could turn to bitterness and revenge.

No prenuptial agreement for Kobe may mean millions for his ex

Because NBA star Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa Bryant did not have a prenuptial agreement, it seems that there is a strong possibility that the basketball player could end up losing half of his fortune to his ex-wife in their divorce settlement.

Country singer Rodney Atkins denies domestic violence allegations

However, Atkins has a completely different side to the story, and said that the two were just verbally arguing, and that it never turned physical. He claims that while arguing, his No. 1 priority was his son; and that he did not want the child to have to hear mom and dad fight. However, even though he wanted to not be arguing where the child could hear, his wife quickly called police and gave her side of the story, which is "completely untrue."

NBA player Kris Humphries left by wife after 72 days of marriage

After just 72 days of marriage, Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from NBA player husband Kris Humphries. She claims that even though the marriage was short, her reasons for marrying in the first place were legitimate. However, after less than three months of marriage she realized the relationship was just not going to work out.

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