Last month a New Jersey teenager estranged from her parents filed a lawsuit seeking living and schooling costs from them. New Jersey is among the states that have gone furthest in deciding that they do. "New Jersey is very progressive," said Brian Schwartz, an attorney in Summit, New Jersey, and chairman of the New Jersey State Bar Association's family law section.» Read More
Catherine Boyle, staff writer and on-air correspondent at CNBC, discusses why proposed legislative changes could dent London's reputation as the divorce capital for the wealthy.
HowAboutWe co-founder and co-CEO Aaron Schildkrout discusses his business model which "keeps people in love."
More spouses are cheating on each other financially. CNBC.com's Kelli Grant reports on recognizing financial infidelity.
CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant points out red flags of spouse's financial infidelity
NEW YORK, Jan 27- Steven A. Cohen's ex-wife, who accused the billionaire hedge fund founder of hiding $5.5 million during their 1990 divorce, can pursue fraud claims against him but cannot go after him for racketeering, a federal judge ruled on Monday.
Jeffrey Fisher, Fisher and Bendeck, P.L, has seen and notable increase in high-priced divorces since the 3rd quarter of last year.
PARIS, Jan 14- President Francois Hollande brushed away questions about an alleged affair with an actress on Tuesday and unveiled moves to ease company taxes, cut labour charges and trim France's high public spending to revive a stagnant economy.
BOSTON, Jan 9- When my wife and I decided to get divorced, the last thing we wanted was a financial crisis. An average divorce can cost anywhere from $10,000 to $20,000, according to bankrate.com and other websites.
WASHINGTON, Jan 3- Gay marriage proponents on Friday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to deny a request from Utah officials seeking to block a federal court ruling that allowed same-sex weddings to go ahead in the heavily Mormon state.
Many singles go online to find a date for New Year's Eve, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton. Smartphone dating app Zoosk has 25 million active users, and Lipton is giving it a try himself.
Dec 24- If Hugh McSharry's marriage had come to an end a generation ago, he might have felt uncomfortable accepting alimony. But when his divorce was finalized almost two years ago, in February 2012, McSharry had no qualms about asking a court for spousal support.
NEW YORK, Dec 23- A former Tiffany& Co executive was sentenced to a year in prison on Monday after admitting to stealing more than $2.1 million of jewelry from the New York luxury store.
This year, six well-known U.S. companies, including Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, Yahoo Inc and General Growth Properties Inc, agreed to buy back shares held by activist investors who push for change at corporations they believe to be subpar.
NEW YORK, Nov 27- You could say Jennifer Fugo, 33, is part of a new prenup generation. Fugo is a certified gluten-free health coach in Philadelphia and her husband- who just came off a four-year stretch of unemployment- works in post-production television.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson and Lori Sackler, Sackler and Associates, discuss awkward, but important topics that may get you in trouble with the family at the Thanksgiving table if not thoughtfully approached.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the terms of Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng's divorce settlement.
Mad Money surprises a bride-to-be as her fiancé proposes marriage on Friday's broadcast.
NEW YORK, Oct 29- Most families would not fail to invite their sons- and daughters-in-law to Thanksgiving dinner, but a discussion of the family inheritance is another matter. "It's almost like an' aha' moment when they start to think about estate planning," says Roger Hobby, president of Wilmington Trust's northeast division.
RANCAGUA, Chile, Oct 27- Michelle Bachelet is a safe bet to return to power in Chile's presidential election, but she is now promoting a more ambitious program of leftist reforms and will need every ounce of her political skill to push them through.
NEW YORK, Oct 9- Statisticians have noted a rise in "gray divorces" lately. Spouses who stayed together through decades of sickness, health, richness, poorness, child rearing and parental health troubles are breaking up, just as they are supposed to be entering their own happy golden years.