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Divorce can grow costlier if many requests are made

Any time there is a divorce, there may be requests or stipulations that prove to be costly. This can be particularly true when the couple has a great deal of assets or financial success. The recent divorce filing between music mogul Timbaland and his wife Monique Mosley has made news because it could prove quite costly for Timbaland, if the requests his wife has been asking for are granted. Any Pennsylvania couples in the midst of divorce may want to follow the story of how their divorce is progressing.

The couple has been married for five years and have one child together. Mosley also has a 10-year-old child from another relationship. She is asking a judge to order Timbaland to pay child support for both children on the grounds that he publicly and privately claimed the 10-year-old as his own child.

Mosley is also asking for TImbaland to pay for life insurance and permanent alimony. She has additionally requested funds for vacations, summer camps and private school funds. The lists of request may be seen as typical for a divorce between a pair who has a great deal of wealth to divide and also children to consider.

While no two divorces are the same, there are certain guidelines that family court judges follow when the decide alimony and child support during a divorce. The child support and alimony formula in Pennsylvania may help parents who may be expected to pay to get a rough idea of what the payments may be. Factors such as income and the needs of the children can also help determine what extras a noncustodial parent may end up being responsible for paying.

Source: huffingtonpost.com, Timbaland's Wife Files For Divorce And Has A Long List Of Demands, No author, Oct. 17, 2013

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