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Property division didn't go well for Kurt Cobain's daughter

Many Kentucky residents remember Kurt Cobain who was the front man for "Nirvana," a grunge band in the late 1980s and early 1990s. If they do not remember him for his music, then they may remember him for his infamous suicide and marriage to Courtney Love. The pair's daughter used to have possession of her father's guitar, but a property division decision in her divorce meant that ownership of that piece of property officially went to her ex-husband.

Francis Bean Cobain's divorce was reportedly finalized in Dec. 2017, but there remained property division issues that the couple still needed to resolve. One such issue involved her father's 1959 Martin D-18E guitar. Cobain gifted the guitar to her husband as a wedding gift, but wanted it back as part of the divorce settlement. Her ex-husband did not want to part with it.

Cobain wanted a third party to take possession of the guitar until she and her ex-husband could work things out, but now it appears that will not be necessary. Her ex-husband was awarded the guitar, but will not receive any spousal support. Cobain's situation is not that unusual.

Granted, most people don't have assets of the same value to contend with during the property division portion of their divorce proceedings, but it is sometimes necessary to give up one asset in order to gain another or to avoid some other eventuality such as paying spousal support. Whether through negotiations or court proceedings, these types of compromises occur in numerous Kentucky divorces. In order to obtain the best outcome possible, it may be a good idea to make use of legal resources in the area.

Source: foxnews.com, "Kurt Cobain's daughter loses dad's famed guitar in divorce", Chelsea Hirsch, May 16, 2018

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