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But I'm sure that there's more to it. What's going on?
What you're proposing is extortion.
If you have to take a stand, contact the police and/or his professional licensing body or college.
But you said that if he falls through you want to shut him down. If you let him know that this is your intention, then that's extortion.
If you want to "do the right thing" then it shouldn't matter whether he pays you or not.
As well, it's very easy to cross the line into defamation if you're disseminating information which, while probably true, is intended to harm another professionally.
Do you have a lawyer in your family litigation?
You certainly need one. Among other reasons, your lawyer will know how to use your information to gain some leverage without exposing you to any risk.
You say it's an ugly divorce. I think you'd do well to get some professional help here. If he tells family court that you're trying to destroy his career, that won't help your case.
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Thank you very much. Good luck.