Divorce is often described as messy by Missouri couples who have gone through the process, but nothing makes the processes messier or more complex than money. More money often means more problems, and a high asset divorce is likely to have its fair share of problems and disputes. This is often true even when a prenuptial agreement was signed before the marriage.
According to recent reports, billionaire Mark Pincus, who is the founder of Zynga and an early investor in Facebook and Twitter, is entangled in a outrageously expensive Silicon Valley dissolution. His wife, Alison Gelb Pincus, is the co-founder of One Kings Lane, which was sold to Bed Bath & Beyond for $30 million last year, was the one that filed for divorce in San Francisco.
She cited irreconcilable differences, and she is currently asking the court to nullify the couple's prenuptial agreement. After almost 9 years of marriage, the couple had three children together. The divorcing couple is seeking joint custody of their children, and there are currently no disputes surrounding this divorce issue.
The grounds for challenging the prenup surround what occurred to the spouses' incomes during the marriage. According to Alison, her husband's net worth skyrocketed during their marriage. Nonetheless, he argues that he was already wealthy when he entered the union, and he is currently refusing to pay her attorney's fees.
While sources claim that their divorce issues are not about money because they each have plenty of it, according to reports, it is believed that Mark is being very difficult and is and control freak. This is posing some problems with the couple seeing eye-to-eye on the divorce issues they need to sort through.
When it comes to high asset divorces, there are often many details to work through. Divorcing couples might find it difficult to navigate through the many decisions they have to make. Therefore, it is often helpful to seek guidance from an attorney experienced in divorce law.
Source: Pagesix.com, "Zynga billionaire Mark Pincus embroiled in big-money divorce," Emily Smith, March 30, 2017