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Melanie Griffith's divorce finalized

A divorce is something that any family may go through, even the families of celebrities. Sometimes a celebrity divorce can offer valuable information for Houston residents who are considering or going through a divorce.

Melanie Griffith's and Antonio Banderas's divorce was finalized this past week in Los Angeles. The couple had been married since 1996. They filed for divorce in June 2014. The divorce settlement provides that Mr. Banderas's earnings from many of his films, including Shrek, will be divided. He will also provide Ms. Griffith with up to $55,000 each month in spousal support.

A divorce can be an emotional and financial roller coaster for everyone involved. There are so many intricacies that need to be addressed and can have serious repercussions after the divorce is finalized. A knowledgeable family law attorney can provide invaluable assistance to a spouse who is going through a divorce. An attorney has the knowledge and experience that is necessary to make sure their client's needs are being met. They know what a person needs to do to ensure they emerge from the divorce with their feet on the ground.

A divorce has so many complicated issues that can be hard for a person to navigate. Everyone, not just celebrities, can have many issues that need to be resolved in court and emotions are often high. It is important to have an experienced attorney who is able to keep their client's needs and future needs in mind while negotiating a divorce settlement that is fair.

Source: usnews.com, "Judge finalizes divorce between Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas; actors married in 1996", Dec. 8, 2015

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