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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Monday, December 21, 2009

Divorce Now, or Divorce Later for $55 million?

Woods:nordegrenRecent reports indicate that if Elin Nordegren were to divorce Tiger Woods, she would receive $20 million pursuant to a prenuptial agreement the couple signed; however, if she remains married to Woods for two more years, she could receive an additional $55 million.

Nordegren is reportedly set on divorcing her husband and has consulted with prominent divorce attorney Sorrell Torpe, who has represented other stars such as Cary Grant and Brittney Spears. 

Philip Sherwell, Elin Nordegren could be paid more than $50 million extra for sticking with Tiger Woods, Telegraph, Dec. 19, 2009. 

Special thanks to Joel Dobris (Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law) for bringing this article to my attention.

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