What You Can Learn From Celebrity Divorces

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Even the rich and famous sometimes find themselves in undesirable marriages, and when they do, their divorces are often substantially different than the norm. When high-profile celebrities divorce, they approach the situation differently – mostly because there is a large amount of money on the line, but also because they’re very public figures and know that every detail of the process will be publicized. There’s a lot to learn from these celebrity divorces which could be applied to your own, whether you’re interested in saving money or a more private process.

Celebrities Come Prepared

This is one of the most crucial parts of a divorce, and the one most often overlooked by those going through one. Ever wondered how Kim Kardashian got divorced from Kris Humphries so quickly? Unfortunately for Kris, Kim had clearly been planning this divorce for a while. By the time their divorce became official, Kim was already involved with Kanye West and having their first child together. Celebrities know how to get divorced fast when they need it, and the key is preparation. Working closely with a divorce attorney even before alerting your partner might be necessary to ensure that your divorce goes as quickly as possible, as well as providing them with all of the important documentation they’ll need to settle issues like property division and custody.

Celebrities Choose Mediation

Despite being common among celebrities, and often a faster and less expensive option than a regular divorce, mediation isn’t very well known. Because celebrities are understandably concerned over personal details becoming public knowledge, they often choose mediation. As an example, all three of Tom Cruise’s divorces have been through mediation. Despite Cruise and his three ex-wives (Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman, and Katie Holmes) all being very famous individuals, we’ve heard only minimal rumors about their relationships. This is because mediation is not taken through the courts; instead, the specifics of the divorce are handled in private with the assistance of a third party. This provides a cheaper and faster path to divorce, while protecting the personal details of the marriage by preventing them from becoming a part of the public record in the first place.

Celebrities Work With Professionals

Most importantly, celebrities bring experienced and qualified legal representation to the table. Just as Tom Cruise, Kim Kardashian, and Johnny Depp bring the best of the best to ensure that their divorce goes smoothly, you need the best divorce attorney available to ensure you get the results you want out of the divorce process. Divorce & Mediation Law Firm can provide just that. Contact us today for the best in divorce representation, or call us at 954-388-7836 to get started.

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Sergio Cabanas, Esq. founded the Cabanas Law Firm in 2006 and provides Divorce and Family legal services, as well as Estate Planning, to ensure his clients have planned for their newly single life and are protected after their divorce. He began his career in law in 1992 as a prosecuting attorney at the Broward County State Attorney’s Office, then continued his litigation track as an insurance defense attorney defending medical professionals against medical malpractice claims and expanded into disability and life insurance claims. Sergio is a Certified Mediator registered in the Supreme Court of Florida and a frequent speaker in the community about the importance of Estate Planning to keep families out of probate court and to prepare essential instructions in the event of disability or incapacity.