Maria Shriver Will Get $100 Million Or More In Divorce From Arnold Schwarzenegger, Say Lawyers!

Tue, June 7, 2011 6:31pm EST by 6 Comments
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Celebrity divorce lawyers tell Maria Shriver will be bringing in a huge bounty in her divorce settlement, thanks to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s estimated $300 million net worth!

Although she wasn’t exactly hurting for money before, Maria Shriver stands to be richer than ever following her divorce from Arnold Schwarzenegger. consulted with two leading divorce lawyers who agree the scorned wife will likely earn at least $100 million because she gave up her career for Arnold and stuck with him for so long.

“Maria Shriver is certainly entitled to a generous amount in the settlement, one that is consistent with her lifestyle. If Arnold’s net worth is $300,000 million she should get half of that plus child support,” Susan Filan, famed legal expert, says.

Celebrity divorce lawyer Raoul Felder — who has represented some of Hollywood’s most high-profile couples including Elizabeth Taylor and David Guest, and Robin Givens and Mike Tyson — agrees and points out a technicality that may result in Maria, 55, making slightly less than $150 million.

“If Arnold is worth $300 million, than Maria is likely to get $100 million. One third of that was probably money Arnold earned before he got married. So she would get half of $200 million because in the state of California it’s 50/50,” he explains.

That said, Filan says the court will have to take into account more than just Arnold’s net worth. There are outside factors, like Maria’s support, her giving up her career and the sheer length of time they were married (25 years!).

“The fact that Maria gave up her career as a journalist to fully support Arnold’s career cannot be overlooked. They will look at how she contributed to his career,” she says.

“He could not have gotten to where he is without her support. The reason Arnold is worth so much is because he was married to Maria. Yes, a portion of his net worth comes from his body building days and acting career, but Maria took him to a whole other level, and the opportunity for income that he has today is in large part because of his marriage to her.”

She adds, “The court will also look at earning capacity. Who in the future will have the greater capacity to earn money? And it’s quite apparent that he does and because of this, Maria should be entitled to a portion of these future earnings.”

And it’s not just Maria to whom Arnold owes money. He also has to take care of their kids.

“Arnold is loaded so I am sure he will continue to take good care of his four children,” Felder says. “A reasonable amount for child support would be $10,000 per child per month. You have to take into account education and child care.”

Hopefully, Arnold is ready to surrender a bounty to Maria, as she’s hired one of the most impressive and influential celebrity divorce lawyers in the business, Laura Wasser.

“Maria wants to ensure that she gets a fair settlement and that her children’s future is secure — that is all she cares about, period,” a source close to Maria told RadarOnline.

We feel horribly Maria had to go through this in the first place and wish her the best of luck staying strong through the separation!

Kirstin Benson, with reporting by Sandra Clark

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Terrance Brasfield

Posted at 3:38 PM on March 31, 2014  

I Feel She Should Be Intitled To That Much Because She Is The Prescious Soul Of A Beautiful Royal Queen To Carry Such A Hard On Her Shoulders Of Her Beautiful Children Through Out Her Three Trial Period She Carried Out Of Her Prescious Womb When Giving Birth 2 His Three Children And That Was Extremely Too Hard For Her.. And Especially The Trumendous Support She S Giving Arnold.. He Would Of Never Made It This Far If It Wasnt For Her.. He Should Be Running Her Bath Water Everyday And Drying Her Off Because Of The Hard Burden She S Carried To This Day Of Him Being Where He Is Today Completely.. Yes She Extremely Deserves Every Bit Of It.. My Name Is Terrance Brasfield And Im Going Through Alot Myself After Being On Disability For 13 Years The Government Decided 2 Take My Benefits Away Because Ive Always Had A Learning Disability And They Feel Other Wise So Prayerfully I Wont Be Homeless Or Out On The Streets.. I Dont Know What Im Gonna Do Now Because In Hard Times Like This Where I Live Which Is In Ct It Is Extremely Too Hard 2 Get A Job.. Keep Me Close 2 Your Heart In Prayer And May God Continue 2 Bless U And Your Beloved Children..

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Posted at 2:32 AM on October 2, 2012  

They probably have a prenup.

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Posted at 5:05 PM on March 22, 2012  

I don’t think she needs all that money!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted at 10:52 PM on June 14, 2011  

Arnolds one “mistake” turns into $100 million ones! Yikes! Yeah Maria deserves more he has exposed her to lots of other peoples bodily fluids she may end up sick down the road and then where would she be if that happens! Yeah any man or woman who sleeps with other peoples spouses are dirty in every way. Ugh I shudder to think about it!
But then again she may end of staying with him and if she does well I have nothing to say against her.

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Posted at 11:39 PM on June 7, 2011  

Clean him out! He exposed you to the risk of STDs while he was having sex with random women and prostitutes. You might have HPV and end up with cervical cancer because of him. Put him on the street where he belongs! He’s scum!

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