Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Friday, June 13, 2014

Divorces Create Millionaires

From the Telegraph:

High profile divorces are bolstering the number of female multi-millionaires with the trend expected to continue as more wealthy couples square up in British courts this year.

The number of women on the Sunday Times Rich List has risen by nearly 50 per cent in 10 years, from 78 to 114.

However just two women, JK Rowling, 48, and Tamara Mellon, 46, have made fortunes in their own right. The rest have inherited their vast wealth or own businesses jointly with their husbands, or have won it in divorce hearings.

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You would think if you were smart enough to make a ton of money you would be smart enough to keep your marriage together. But family is always the hardest work we will do in this life. At least people are getting rich.

Posted by: Jerryj | Jun 13, 2014 7:40:51 AM

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