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Ex-wife gets millions from lottery winner 10 years after leaving him

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Posted: November 23, 2010, 8:21 am - IP Logged

Exactly correct!!! This case was settled 10 years ago!!! If it was the right thing to do everyone would be doing it and there would be a free-for-all!! If the judge was to do the right thing it would be to put the money in trust for HIS daughter!!!

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    A UK man who won $90 million in the lottery has been ordered to share his winnings with his ex-wife, who left him for another man 10 years ago.

    Nigel Page, 43, had offered to give ex-wife Wendy — who is the mother of his 13-year-old daughter — $1.6 million as a gift, but she responded by seeing a lawyer and fighting for four times as much.

    The court awarded Wendy a lump sum of $3.2 million which she can spend as she wishes after Page's push for it to be put into a trust for his daughter was rejected.

    A family friend said the court battle had been horrendous for Page.

    "Up to this point everyone got on pretty well. But what Wendy has done has ruined everything," the source was quoted as saying.

    "Nigel has always provided for their daughter. Even when he was out of work he made sure she was all right.

    "And right from the start Wendy was going to get a big gift."

    Wendy — a human resources director at an investment firm — is thought to be the first ex-wife to have been awarded a slice of a divorcee's winnings.

    It is also believed that Wendy has received a massive increase in child support payments for their daughter after Page won the Euro Millions lottery jackpot.

    Page celebrated his win — which was England's third largest — by marrying his girlfriend Justine Laycock, 42, and moving into a new $10.5 million mansion next door to actress Liz Hurley in the Cotswolds.

    Page gave his old $380,000 home and car to his cleaner.

    Wendy reportedly celebrated her win with a bottle of champagne at her luxury Waterfront home in Gloucestershire.

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    GREED!!! GREED!!! GREED!!!

    This is why you keep your mouth shut. This woman deserved nothing from this lottery windfall. Yet greed kicked in and she got paid.

    The dad pushed for the trust fund for the daughter yet he could've set it up when he first got paid. Had he kept his trap shut and moved the bulk of his money to a Swiss bank account  or an offshore bank account he probably would be sitting pretty and the daughter taken care of for schooling and university.

    The family friend stated that Mr Page provided for the daughter even when he was out of work.  I commend Mr. Page for his committment to making sure his daughter was taken care of in the past.

    But I must wonder about a lot of the decisions that were made before this ruling.

    Once Mr. Page knew he was a jackpot winner, why didn't he consult an attorney before he did anything else? Why didn't he seek the advice of a financial expert to see how he could protect his windfall from greedy sharks? Why didn't he set up a trust fund for the daughter in the beginning?

    Now the ex-wife gets $10 million to spend as she pleases and an astronomical increase in child support to do with as she pleases. I'm sure it was for the "sake of the child,"   Roll Eyes  but I must ask how much $$$$$ will be left when this young lady does start university?

    Let this be a lesson to everyone that reads this story, Keep your mouth shut and consult a legal expert and a financial expert first. Because if you don't then some crack head judge will be giving your money away.

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      Posted: November 23, 2010, 10:51 am - IP Logged

      She

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      NOTHING !Mad

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        Posted: November 23, 2010, 10:58 am - IP Logged

        Was there not a similiar case in Florida a few years back?  The ex-wife, after the "final" divorce disappeared.  The ex-husband did not even know where she was.  No children were involved. For over 10 years the man never heard from his ex.

        After his win, he found where she was because she sued him in court for 50% of his win.  And the Florida court gave her the money.

        There will always be a liberal campaigning to take money away from those who have two nickels to rub together in order to give BOTH nickels to someone who refuses to support themselves.  And there will always be politicians ready to buy (i.e. bribe) votes with someone else's money.  I just did not realize judges were in support of the scam, too.

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          Posted: November 23, 2010, 11:00 am - IP Logged

          She should have just taken the gift of 1.6 mill.

          And court should not have gave her a penny since she rejected the gift....

          But atleast I hope he has peace of mind now that its over...

           

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            Was there not a similiar case in Florida a few years back?  The ex-wife, after the "final" divorce disappeared.  The ex-husband did not even know where she was.  No children were involved. For over 10 years the man never heard from his ex.

            After his win, he found where she was because she sued him in court for 50% of his win.  And the Florida court gave her the money.

            There will always be a liberal campaigning to take money away from those who have two nickels to rub together in order to give BOTH nickels to someone who refuses to support themselves.  And there will always be politicians ready to buy (i.e. bribe) votes with someone else's money.  I just did not realize judges were in support of the scam, too.

            Some years back when Ohio Lottery had jackpots up to $60M, a Pennsylvania man won an Ohio Lottery jackpot of ~$45M and his estranged wife who he hadn't seen in a few years filed a claim for half his winnings.  To protect half his winnings from her he claimed he and his girl friend bought the tickets.  After his girl friend got her half and left him, he ended up with less than a quarter of his winnings after sharing his half with his estranged wife. 

            Sounds unfair but it was legal, he should have taken care of his business by divorcing his wife when they first parted and never claim his girl friend deserved any part of his winnings.

             * you don't need to buy more tickets, just buy a winning ticket * 
               
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              Posted: November 23, 2010, 12:46 pm - IP Logged

              She wanted nothing to do with him before his win, but after his win she wants to be partake in his life's events........Witch witch witch....

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                Some years back when Ohio Lottery had jackpots up to $60M, a Pennsylvania man won an Ohio Lottery jackpot of ~$45M and his estranged wife who he hadn't seen in a few years filed a claim for half his winnings.  To protect half his winnings from her he claimed he and his girl friend bought the tickets.  After his girl friend got her half and left him, he ended up with less than a quarter of his winnings after sharing his half with his estranged wife. 

                Sounds unfair but it was legal, he should have taken care of his business by divorcing his wife when they first parted and never claim his girl friend deserved any part of his winnings.

                Geeze, what a nightmare that must've been for that guy.

                You couldn't blame him a bit at that point if he moved to Californy and gave up wimmins forever.


                                                             
                                     
                                                         

                 

                 

                 

                 

                                                                                                                   

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                  it's both parents responsibility to support the child not just the father......how was she supporting their child before her ex-husband won the lottery.... and he has to pay child support on top of that...... WOW!!!! I would of found other ways to claim the prize to avoid giving to ex-spouse who left and to support  her and her current hubby......... H*ll to NO!!!!!!

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                    What way might that be?

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                      Posted: November 23, 2010, 1:07 pm - IP Logged

                      GREED!!! GREED!!! GREED!!!

                      This is why you keep your mouth shut. This woman deserved nothing from this lottery windfall. Yet greed kicked in and she got paid.

                      The dad pushed for the trust fund for the daughter yet he could've set it up when he first got paid. Had he kept his trap shut and moved the bulk of his money to a Swiss bank account  or an offshore bank account he probably would be sitting pretty and the daughter taken care of for schooling and university.

                      The family friend stated that Mr Page provided for the daughter even when he was out of work.  I commend Mr. Page for his committment to making sure his daughter was taken care of in the past.

                      But I must wonder about a lot of the decisions that were made before this ruling.

                      Once Mr. Page knew he was a jackpot winner, why didn't he consult an attorney before he did anything else? Why didn't he seek the advice of a financial expert to see how he could protect his windfall from greedy sharks? Why didn't he set up a trust fund for the daughter in the beginning?

                      Now the ex-wife gets $10 million to spend as she pleases and an astronomical increase in child support to do with as she pleases. I'm sure it was for the "sake of the child,"   Roll Eyes  but I must ask how much $$$$$ will be left when this young lady does start university?

                      Let this be a lesson to everyone that reads this story, Keep your mouth shut and consult a legal expert and a financial expert first. Because if you don't then some crack head judge will be giving your money away.

                      Amen PERDUE!!!!!!!I Agree!

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                        Posted: November 23, 2010, 1:22 pm - IP Logged

                        Lawyers don't mean anything when you've got a liberal judge who thinks it's his job to punish the evil rich and make everything "fair."

                        It's like Bam-Bam told Joe the Plumber: "We gotta spread the wealth around."

                        rdgrnr...... I beg to differ it's ALL Judges.... I have seen first hand where both parties have screwed their constituents in court... and I live in a red State.....

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                          rdgrnr...... I beg to differ it's ALL Judges.... I have seen first hand where both parties have screwed their constituents in court... and I live in a red State.....

                          dallas we try to have ridge think he's the smart one here we don't want him to go off the deep end..Just nod your head to ridge and pat him on the head and he won't hurt anyone..It's ok ridge your the smartest..pat pat pat..

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                            What way might that be?

                            I Agree! with you time*treat!  One would think that if you pay all fees to obtain the super expensive "divorce" paperwork that it would mean that the relationship between the two married folks would indeed be FINALLY severed.  Yet, reading this article, we are taught that divorced doesn't really mean anything ... even if you have the official, certified paperwork to prove that you thought that severance took place either months, years, or decades earlier. 

                            Therefore, what are we left to understand that divorce means ... nothing official, apparently.  One of our members made the point that nobody should become married, possibly conveying that way funds aren't shared.  [Yet, often times judges have found that it is enough of a relationship for one party to be entitled to a large percentage of assets that the other party received BEFORE the two parties even met ... called palimony.]  Anyhow, either way, that makes money funds IMPOSSIBLE to control ... even "overseas" and "Swiss" accounts aren't protected anymore (since most countries have agreements to report fund accounts to each other)! 

                            Lurking

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