An unusual case has been cleared for trial in an East Coast court, and it's caught the attention of divorce lawyers in Illinois. A man has asked the court to revise the property division he and his ex-wife agreed to in 2006, because his investment account with Ponzi-schemer Bernard Madoff was included as an asset.
The Jamie and Frank McCourt divorce trial has been unfolding half a continent away, but the details are riveting to family law attorneys and baseball fans around the country. Most of us can't even imagine owning a baseball team, much less arguing over whether it was covered in a post-nup. Or two. Or six.