No matter how long a couple has been married, issues could arise that leave them contemplating dissolving that marriage. Divorce can cause many individuals to assess multiple areas of their lives, and as a result, it is no surprise that this process can be an emotionally difficult time. Any individual could be affected by this type of situation, even celebrities.
New York residents may be interested in former Spice Girl and current America's Got Talent judge Mel B's current situation. She recently filed for divorce from her husband Stephen Belafonte. The couple has been married for nearly a decade, and Mel B cited irreconcilable differences as the reasoning for the divorce. The couple also has a 5-year-old daughter.
In regard to custody of their child, Mel B is hoping to obtain joint custody with Belafonte. It was noted that she hopes that spousal support for her soon-to-be ex-husband will be denied. It was not mentioned whether the couple had created a prenuptial agreement or any other related document that could come into play during their separation proceedings.
When going through divorce, individuals have specific personal issues that will need addressing. Whether celebrity or not, finding the best approach for ending a marriage can have a considerable impact on how proceedings move forward. Therefore, New York residents facing this type of situation may wish to speak with experienced attorneys in order to find out what methods may prove best for the specific circumstances and prepare in the manner they see fit.
Source: Fox News, "Mel B files for divorce after nearly 10 years of marriage", March 21, 2017