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US$1b question in Hamms' divorce case

Judge rules bulk of wealth gained through 'passive' means, not via the efforts or skills of either spouse

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Several divorce lawyers were surprised by the small amount that Harold Hamm (above) had to pay his ex-wife in the divorce judgment.

New York

JUST how much of Harold Hamm's fortune was amassed through his skill and hard work? That was a key question that Oklahoma divorce judge Howard Haralson had to consider in his decision last week, when he ordered Mr Hamm, the chief executive officer of Continental Resources - and