Several years ago a New York judge ordered Brian McGurk to pay his wife, Dorothy McGurk, $850 a month in lifetime alimony and gave her the marital residence because of her disability.
Recently Brian saw an entry on her blog that she was now belly dancing. Furious, he took her back to court.
Dorothy claimed that her doctor had prescribed belly dancing as therapy for her injuries in a 1997 car accident. The doctor however did not support that claim in court.
The judge reduced alimony to $400 a month, ordered her to pay her husband’s attorney fees of $5,000 and to give him 60% of the proceeds from the sale of the house.
As Shakira says, “Hips Don’t Lie”.