07/11/2011 13:00 GMT | Updated 04/01/2012 10:12 GMT

Celebrity Divorces And What We Can Learn From Them

Not a week goes by without news of yet another celebrity marriage breaking down. And with the high drama of multimillion pound settlements and public rows over the division of assets, it's easy to forget that these high-profile divorce cases aren't fictional soap operas - they happen in real life, too.

From Madonna's battle for the custody of her children to Cheryl Cole's fight for her pet pooches, Amanda McAlister, National Head of Family Law at Russell Jones and Walker, reveals what we can learn from the stars when dealing with our own divorce settlements.

High Profile Divorces