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Hulk Hogan Ordered to Pay Estranged Wife $40,000 in Alimony

By Sheryl Rentz on August 14, 2008

A Florida Judge has ruled that celebrity wrestler Hulk Hogan must pay his estranged wife, Linda Bollea, $40,000 a month in alimony while their divorce is pending. According to an Associated Press news report, the judge also allowed Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, to take $500,000 out of the couple’s assets for himself and use up to $400,000 for legal fees in their son’s criminal case. Nick Bollea is serving an eight-month jail sentence for causing an auto accident that left a passenger severely injured.

The judge also allowed Hogan to proceed with buying a Las Vegas condominium, a transaction that was in motion before the divorce proceedings began. These are of course celebrity cases that involve a lot of money and are usually well-publicized. But normal alimony hearings in Pennsylvania involve ordinary people who are going through a very tough time in their lives.

Alimony is defined as the amount of payment by one spouse to another following a divorce. The amount depends on different circumstances such as employment, assets and number of years the couple has been married. It also depends upon the ruling of the family court. It is very important to make sure that you have the best legal representation during an alimony hearing, which is why you should contact an experienced Pennsylvania divorce lawyer for assistance.

If you are involved in a divorce proceeding in Pennsylvania, please call the Law Offices of Sheryl R. Rentz for a free consultation. Our office has years of experience handling divorce cases and can assist you in any of your alimony cases. Contact us today to get our qualified and aggressive attorneys on your side, fighting for your legal rights.

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