Here’s how the tax plan could change divorce in a big way

Congress’ giant tax overhaul is poised to reach virtually every corner of American life — even Splitsville. Republicans delivered their sweeping plan Wednesday to an exultant President Donald Trump to sign. One provision scraps a 75-year-old tax deduction for alimony payments. The new rules won’t affect anyone who divorces

Cops: Situation with D’Amato’s wife could have been ‘disastrous’

A Long Island police sergeant testified Tuesday that former U.S. Sen​. Al D’Amato’s shotgun-wielding wife was so unhinged when he arrived at their Lido Beach home that “something disastrous could have happened.” Nassau County Officer Sgt. James Lorenzen responded to a 911 in which ​estranged D’Amato wife ​Katuria Smith

Online dating may not be ruining romance after all

Online dating apps have been accused of fueling hook-up culture, and killing romance and even the dinner date, but their effects on society are deeper than originally thought. The good news: They may not be so bad after all. The rise of internet dating services could be behind stronger marriages, an increase

Estranged wife says D’Amato used kids as pawns in divorce

Former US Sen. Al D’Amato’s divorce from his decades younger wife just got even uglier — with Katuria Smith D’Amato accusing him of using their young children as pawns in the split. “My client tells me that her children are devastated. She’s getting daily phone calls with her children asking her

Ex-Hasidic mom who lost kids for being gay wins them back

A formerly Hasidic mom lost custody of her kids after coming out as gay — and was barred from even telling her youngest children about her sexuality, according to a first-of-its-kind Brooklyn court ruling. The shocking decision was finally struck down by an appeals court in August, but only after months

India court bans instant divorce

India’s top court has banned a controversial Islamic practice that allowed men to instantly divorce their wives simply by chanting the word “talaq” three times, calling it “manifestly arbitrary.” The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that “triple talaq” – which means divorce in Arabic – was unconstitutional and un-Islamic. The 3-2 ruling, made

Loose Women: Katie Price SLAMS ex-hubby and best friend

Katie Price was talking about 'is it ever a good idea to rush into a divorce?' with her fellow Loose Women panellists – Jane Moore, Anne Diamond and Kate Garraway – when she made the revelation. The mother-of-five, who has been married three times, said: "I mean with me, I don’t know why,

Slumlord accused of throwing mattress at wife, kicking her out

A Brooklyn man may have just moved form the “worst landlords” list to the worst husbands list. Ephraim Fruchthandler, the scion of a multimillion-dollar real estate fortune, has been slapped with a restraining order by a judge for allegedly lunging at his wife outside their Midwood mansion and then shoving her

“Trump Divorce’ socialite shopping reality TV show

Fresh off her split, the Florida socialite who made headlines for announcing her “Trump Divorce” is looking to make the jump from her marriage to the small screen. Lynn Aronberg, 36, said she is shopping around for a reality show after dishing last week about the demise of her relationship with

Princess Di was the queen of revenge dressing

Splitting with Prince Charles was the best thing that could have happened to Princess Diana — at least for her wardrobe. “That’s when she became a style icon,” says Matthew Storey, one of the curators of the exhibit “Diana: Her Fashion Story,” currently on view at London’s Kensington Palace. Twenty years after

Wife of alleged child-molester brain surgeon files for divorce

The creepy California doctor charged with plotting to impregnate women so he could rape their children is headed for divorce, according to a new report. Karen Kohut filed for separation from James Kohut, her husband of nearly 29 years, on May 14 – Mother’s Day — the same day the sick