When the relationship between two Ohio spouses comes to an end, there are several decisions they have to make. Just one of those decisions is whether or not spousal support will be paid. As baseball season comes to an end, fans might be interested in the spousal support woes facing legend Pete Rose.
The 77-year-old former star and his second wife, Carol, have opposing viewpoints on whether or not he is able to increase her ongoing monthly support of $20,000 as well as her legal costs. He claims his health is in significant decline in his latest pursuit of a divorce from Carol. He first filed in 2011 after 27 years of marriage and currently wants to marry the girl to whom he has been engaged for the past seven years.
Although Carol claims he has a monthly income of $100,000, Rose states the $1 million he previously earned each year has been cut by half since being fired from FOX Sports after a sexual misconduct admission. However, he manages to stay busy with a calendar full of autograph signings and other public appearances. He says he would like to marry again while he is still somewhat physically able.
Child and spousal support, the fair and equitable division of assets and liabilities, and child custody may be just a few of the issues a separating couple must deal with before their divorce is considered to be final. It is not easy, nor is it advisable, for exes to figure out the intricate details of an agreement on their own. An Ohio attorney can ensure all information given to the court on which to base a decision has been thoroughly assessed for accuracy and completion.