According to legal experts, Melania Trump could get $68 million in divorce settlement if he decides to divorce US President Donald Trump.
Melania and Trump tied the knot 15 years ago and gave birth to one child, Barron Trump. However, rumors are strong that Melania is currently planning to end his marriage to Trump.
“Melania is counting every minute until he leaves office and she divorces,” said former White House aide Omar Rosa Manigo Newman.
“If Melania tries to leave her with the ultimate humiliation while in the office, he will find a way to punish her,” he added.
If Melania breaks up with Trump, she could get a settlement of US$50 million (AU$68 million), Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd’s managing partner Jacqueline Newman said in an interview with Town and Country.
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In 2018, Newman argued that the agreement between Melania and Donald Trump would depend heavily on 14-year-old Baron.
“Given what I’ve read on the tabloid, there doesn’t seem to be a lot of questions about who the primary caretaker is. I think she’s got primary custody and I think he’ll have access whenever he’s downtown,” Newman said.
Newman added that he would get around $50 million in this case.
“In New York City, it’s definitely a lot of money for what she’s used to, but she won’t be able to duplicate what she has now. He probably knew what lifestyle they were going to live with, so I think the payouts would be fairly generous,” she said.
It is important to note that in Trump’s previous two marriages, an agreement was reached under the prenuptial agreement.
Trump’s second wife, Marla Maples, received US$2 million in a prenuptial contest, and his first wife, Ivana Trump, received a $14 million mansion in Connecticut, a New York apartment, and used Mar-a-Lago once a year. I could.
According to Mary Jordan, author of The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump, Melania has taken steps to ensure that Barron gets all the benefits as Trump’s child from a previous marriage.