This November, Sotheby held the first of two auctions it calls "the most valuable, single-owner auction ever staged." What was it? The $676 million sale of half of the blue-chip art left from the bitter divorce of billionaire real estate developer Harry Macklowe and his wife Linda Macklowe after 57 years.
To err is human. To forgive is divine. Everyone makes mistakes. It happens. However, if you are considering divorcing your spouse, some errors are easy enough to avoid. Make them anyway, and they are likely to cost you in your divorce. Here are three potential missteps you can avoid when dissolving your marriage:
When you married the first time, you likely thought it would be forever. But then it wasn’t. Maybe your heart wasn’t really into it – but you’d been dating so long that marriage seemed inevitable. It was more inertia than love.