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Worried that your divorce might be ugly?

It’s always a possibility, but the good news is that however bad your divorce may, or may not, end up being, it’s unlikely that you’ll ever have to live through what Oleg Mitnik, 46, has endured during his split with his wife.

Why You Should Hire A Divorce Lawyer For A Contested Divorce

It seems that Oleg’s father-in-law, Anatoly Potik, 67, thought he could save his dear daughter a lot of heartache if he could help her skip a lengthy and costly divorce, so he did the fatherly thing and hired a hitman to take out Oleg.

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When you meet with a divorce lawyer for the first time, you will almost certainly be counseled to do your best to restrain any frustrations you may be feeling.

Very few people come into the divorce process truly amicably, and many arrive with metaphorical steam pouring out of their ears as they outline the various misdeeds of their soon-to-be former spouse.

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It turns out that the age-old strategy of litigating a matter in the press can backfire spectacularly, and for billionaire real estate developer Harry Macklowe, it appears to have done just that.

The man who has bought and sold much of Manhattan’s skyline held an impromptu press conference with reporters outside of a Manhattan civil courtroom this spring while he waited for a hearing in his scandal-plagued divorce from his wife of 58 years, Linda Macklowe.

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As a cultural icon, Madonna needs no introduction, and her ex-husband, British filmmaker Guy Ritchie, has also thrived in the spotlight for long enough that most are likely familiar with both his work and his marriage and divorce from the music legend.

What has been fascinating about their breakup, and the part that may resonate with many divorced New York parents, is how deeply felt and, at times, strangely argued their fight over custody of their son Rocco, 16, has been.

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Sure, he only pays a rate of 8.97 percent in New Jersey state income taxes, but Appaloosa Management founder David Tepper has been the highest paid hedge fund manager in the industry for at least two recent years, and Appaloosa itself holds $20 billion in assets.

In 2014, news broke that Tepper and his wife of 28 years, Marlene, were considering a divorce.

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It took a while to get the full story, but when legendary Greenwich Village restaurant Da Silvano closed in December, there was more at play than an owner who was tired of fighting the economics of New York’s food industry.

While initial reports noted the out of control rent for the building the establishment had been in since 1975, and ongoing lawsuits and labor disputes with current and former staff, it turns out that the end of Da Silvano was also influenced by the end of the marriage of its owner, Silvano Marchetto, 70, to his soon to be ex-wife, Marisa Acocella Marchetto, 55.

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News hit today that morning talk show host Mika Brzezinski has listed her Bronxville, New York, home for a sweet $2.09 million, a nice bump up from the $1.6 million she and her now-ex-husband James Hoffer paid for the property back in 2012.

The status of the house had been a lingering question mark after news broke last year that Brzezinski, half of the team that anchors DC-favorite Morning Joe on MSNBC, had quietly divorced Hoffer, setting up months of rumors that she and co-host Joe Scarborough were conducting a not-very-private affair.

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Luckily, the world is filled with capable professionals whose skills and maturity can ease their way through life’s harder moments, like coming through a divorce and custody issue.

Unfortunately, divorce and custody matters can be so stressful and emotional that even the best training in the world can fly out the window and turn two adults into vicious bullies who not only won’t give an inch, but actively work to undermine and hurt the other.

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An eye popping business dispute between former lovers is putting the conflict inherent in building a business with a romantic partner on full display.

The issues involved may even end up before the Supreme Court, and the parties may one day come to wish they’d married and used the mechanisms in divorce court to sort out the status of their company.

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Two of Costa Rica’s titans of finance and real estate development have been embroiled in a divorce valued at some $800 million.

The action has now spilled over the nation’s borders, with one spouse allegedly seeking refuge in Nicaragua to find more favorable divorce laws, and another launching an action here in New York to hold her former attorneys – who she says secretly conspired with her estranged husband to hide wealth and assets around the globe – accountable.

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