List of most expensive divorces

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This is a list of the most expensive divorces in legal history (as determined by the estimated size of the settlement). Amounts are given in U.S. dollars, and are not adjusted for inflation, unless explicitly stated so as a separate figure.

Most expensive divorces[edit]

  • Natalia Potanina sued her ex-husband Vladimir Potanin for $7.5 billion. Litigation is in progress as of 2017.[32]

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