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Chris Rock’s ex-wife seeks large amount of $70M assets

Chris Rock’s wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, is seeking a larger portion of her ex’s eight-figure assets to allow her to maintain the lifestyle she had as Rock’s wife, The Daily Mail reported on June 15.

As the ex-couple’s prenup expired, the two are reportedly in a financial battle over how much Compton-Rock should receive.

After getting married in 1996, Compton-Rock gave up her career and became a full-time mom for their two children, Lola Simone, 13, and Zahra, 11. The former couple has already agreed to share custody of the two kids.

Those who have relied on their partner’s income during marriage as they cared for the children are often the hardest hit in a divorce. The Cedar Rapids attorneys at Arenson Law Group, PC, understand how important it is to secure a positive financial situation as you leave your marriage and look towards the future. Call us at (319) 363-8199 today to learn more about how we may help.


Nick Canon will not receive money from Mariah’s residency deal

Nick Cannon is officially splitting from his ex Mariah Carey, as he filed for a divorce on December 12, the Daily Mail reported on January 17.

Reports allege that the rapper filed his legal documents a week after the two reportedly reached a divorce agreement; the agreement will not include payments from Carey’s upcoming Las Vegas residency deal. The couple, who married in April 2008 and separated in August 2013, share two children, twins Monroe and Morrocan.

Divorce is often complicated, both emotionally and legally. As there are many issues to be decided and negotiated, reaching an agreement favorable to all parties concerned may be difficult. With the help of a Cedar Rapids divorce attorney, however, your rights and interests can be protected as you work through the various components of your divorce. Discuss your situation and legal options with our compassionate team of attorneys at Arenson Law Group, PC, by calling our offices at (319) 363-8199 today.


Harold Hamm’s ex turns down nearly $1 billion divorce payment

The ex-wife of oil magnate Harold Hamm, Sue Ann Arnall, turned down a check for $975 million, claiming that her stake is worth more than that, CNNMoney reported on January 7.

Arnall is fighting for more money as she filed an appeal claiming that the oil tycoon’s vast fortune was both because of her efforts and his. Hamm agreed to the payment last November, although he also filed for an appeal, claiming that his fortune had been reduced due to the sharp fall in oil prices.

Harold Hamm is the founder of Continental Resources, a large petroleum liquids producer where Arnall, an attorney, also held executive positions. The couple, who never created a pre-nuptial agreement, were married for 26 years and have two children together.

A divorce settlement could affect your future for years to come, and it is important that you fight for the wealth you are entitled to. An assertive attorney could be critical in the intricate legal process of divorce, to work tirelessly on your behalf for the settlement terms you believe you deserve. To seek the help of a family law attorney in Cedar Rapids, consult with our team at Arenson Law Group, PC, by calling (319) 363-8199 today.