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Michigan Mega Millions Lottery Winner Has To Share Millions Of The Jackpot Prize With Ex-Wife

Michigan Mega Millions Lottery Winner Has To Share Millions Of The Jackpot Prize With Ex-Wife|Daily Express

A Michigan Mega Millions lottery winner has to share will have to split the prize with their former spouse.

Michigan Mega Millions Lottery Winner Has To Share Millions Of The Jackpot Prize With Ex-Wife|People

The said Mega Millions lottery winner has to share almost half of the $38 million jackpot prize to his ex-wife.

The said winning ticket was bought when the Mega Millions lottery winner and his ex-wife were in the middle of a divorce.

Mega Millions lottery winner, Richard Zelasko won an $80 million Mega Millions jackpot in July 2013, two years after filing for divorce from his wife Mary Elizabeth Zelasko. The Mega Millions lottery winner and his ex-wife had been married since 2004 but had been separated since 2009.

The arbitrator decided that the lottery ticket that won the Mega Millions lottery winner a large amount of money is seen as a marital asset. As a result, Mary was given $15 million out of the $38 million that the Mega Millions lottery winner won.

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Although the amount that the Mega Millions lottery winner won was much larger, he received less.

Mega Millions lottery winner, Richard, won $80 million but after taxes and fees, he actually received a smaller amount, according to the Michigan Court of Appeals.

According to the arbitrator, even though Mega Millions lottery winner, Richard, spent only $1 or £0.78 on a lottery ticket, it still qualifies as marital money.

Michael Robbins, who has been the lawyer of the Mega Millions lottery winner since 2015, recognized the appeals court’s decision and noted that overturning the arbitration is extremely challenging.

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