Most readers are aware of the types of issues that couples in Palm Beach, and throughout the U.S., must address when negotiating a divorce settlement. The process is generally no different for celebrities and other high-profile couples. In addition to the division of any marital property and assets, divorcing couples may also have to deal with issues pertaining to alimony or child support, as well as child custody.
News sources reported that actor, Columbus Short’s wife filed for divorce in April 2014 after nine years of marriage. No details were reported regarding the couple’s property interests and assets or how they will be divided. It was released, however, that a judge recently ordered Short to pay his estranged wife spousal support, despite his having also been dismissed from his role on the TV series, “Scandal”, in April. Mrs. Short was reportedly awarded $17,005 per month. Additionally, Short will also be required to pay more than $4,500 each month in child support for their two-year-old daughter.