Razumich & Delamater - February 2019

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE From the Desks of Razumich & Delamater PAGE 1 The Holiday of New Orleans PAGE 1 All About Chocolate PAGE 2 The Most Iconic Super Bowl in NFL History PAGE 3 Take a Break PAGE 3 Tiramisu PAGE 3 3 Wild Divorce Settlements PAGE 4

WILD DIVORCE SETTLEMENTS 3 Times the Division of Assets Got Out of Control

When you’re untying the knot, it’s important to be specific about the assets you hope to walk away with. These three over-the-top divorce settlements are good examples of what not to do when dissolving your marriage.

YOU’VE GOT TO BE KIDNEY ME

Back in 2001, Dr. Richard Batista donated his kidney to his ailing wife, Dawnell, to save her life. Sweet, right? It was — until Dawnell filed for divorce in 2005 and Dr. Batista demanded she give back his kidney or compensate him for $1.5 million in damages. In the end, his request was thrown out in court because the kidney was a gift — and because removing it would be potentially fatal to his ex-spouse.

apparently decided that, to keep the split equitable, he and his wife should divide their assets in half — literally. Moeun and his relatives cut the home down the middle, dismantled his portion, and hauled it away. Vat’s half was left standing with one wall missing.

decided that Anna would be paid from the royalties of Gaye’s next album since he had gone broke from his lavish spending. At first, Gaye decided he’d phone in the production, but he quickly discovered an opportunity to make a unique artistic statement: “I’ll give her my next album, but it’ll be something she won’t want to play and it’ll be something she won’t want the world to hear because I’m gonna tell the world the truth.” In the end, the album was a commercial flop, though critics continue to praise its raw, emotional core.

A LIFE RENT IN TWO

‘HERE, MY DEAR’

When Moeun Sarim and Vat Navy decided to divorce after 18 years of marriage, Moeun

In the divorce agreement between the late Marvin Gaye and his ex, Anna Gordy, it was

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