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Blog Posts in 2016

  • The Divorce Rate in the U.S. Drops to Lowest Point in Decades
    While the overall divorce rate in the U.S has fluctuated over the last few decades, the past few years have seen a steady decline. New data from Bowling Green State University (BGSU) suggests that the divorce rate in the United States is at its lowest point since the 1970s. Researchers out of BGSU’s National Center for Family & Marriage Research have found that in 2015, an average of 16.9 out of ...
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  • How Much Will My Divorce Cost?
    It is not uncommon for people to spend thousands of dollars to plan a wedding and begin their marriages. The high price tag is easier to swallow since it is expected and for something they wanted to happen. But what about ending a marriage through divorce , something no couple really wants until it is absolutely necessary? Will the price of divorce be just as high? In Divorce, Time is Money To ask ...
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  • Tips for Handling Child Custody during the Holidays
    Between making last minute arrangements and organizing family gatherings, the holiday season can be stressful on its own. For divorced parents, it can be an especially rough time. It is often difficult for children and parents alike to adjust to splitting a holiday and when celebrations conflict with normally scheduled custody arrangements, disputes can quickly arise. However, no matter how you ...
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  • Common Ways Spouses Hide Assets During Divorce
    Aside from child custody , asset division is arguably the most contentious issue couples face during divorce . Unfortunately, some spouses attempt to gain the upper hand in this issue by hiding assets before or during a divorce to avoid sharing them with their soon-to-be ex-spouse. Hiding assets during divorce is sly, unethical, and downright illegal – but it happens far more frequently that many ...
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  • 400+ Million FriendFinder Networks Accounts Exposed by Hackers
    FriendFinder Networks owns and operates a number of “adult-oriented” websites that are popular around the world. In order to access these websites, users must provide personal and identifying information in an account. Hackers claim to have recently broken into FriendFinder Network’s data sources and exposed more than 412 million user accounts, and the implications of what this could mean are only ...
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  • Guarding Your Business Assets During a Divorce
    While divorce is never easy, your separation can become that much more complicated if your marital property and business assets overlap. Since many people devote their lives to seeing their business grow and flourish, learning that its control or even existence may be compromised as a result of your separation from your spouse can be a crushing blow. Fortunately, regardless of whether your ...
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  • Why should I retain an attorney for my divorce?
    The process of obtaining a divorce is seldom quick, painless, or without complication. It is difficult to navigate the seemingly endless paperwork that must be filed in the event you and your spouse find yourselves seeking to dissolve your marriage. Many websites and services exist that make the claim that divorce can be “cheap and fast”. Be warned that these claims are typically false, and it is ...
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  • Four Common Divorce Myths
    When a marriage comes to an end, spouses often look to friends and family for advice. However, a divorce can be highly situational and the average person may not have a detailed understanding of the legal process. What may have been correct in one case may not apply to all divorces. For example, laws are always subject to change and regulations often vary from state to state. Many divorce myths ...
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  • Five Biggest Divorce Mistakes to Avoid
    During a divorce , spouses will undertake the tremendously complex task of dividing a shared life. Couples must make decisions on issues ranging from child custody to the distribution of marital assets. With so much on the line, emotions such as anger, frustration, and confusion can make it difficult to know what you are supposed to do. In the heat of the moment, it can be easy to say or do ...
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  • Biggest Celeb Divorce of 2016: The End of Brangelina
    Were you surprised to hear that one of the crowd favorite Hollywood power couples, “Brangelina” (an amalgamation of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie), was divorcing ? Allegedly, so was Brad Pitt when Angelina sprung the paperwork on him just a day before she headed to the courthouse to make it official. The grounds for her divorce was simply “irreconcilable differences”, or no-fault in other terms. ...
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  • Divorce Rates Peak during March and August
    New research coming out of the University of Washington has discovered that divorce rates within the state increase dramatically during the months of March and August. While conducting the study, researchers looked at divorce records going back 15 years, beginning in 2001. The paper is among the first to look at divorce records in this light and makes several predictions as to why divorce rates ...
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  • Contested Divorce Timeline in New York
    New York State defines any divorce to be contested if you and your spouse disagree on at least one aspect of divorce at the time of filing. While a contested divorce, by definition, can be more complicated than an uncontested one, it is nothing to fear so long as you work with a divorce lawyer and know the general rundown of the procedures ahead of time. Steps to a Contested Divorce in New York In ...
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  • How Soon To Date After Divorce?
    Many people who have finalized their divorce have one question on their mind: “When can I start dating again?” It is understandable to want to start a new relationship and find companionship again. But rushing into the dating scene too soon can have its pitfalls, both emotionally and legally. Balancing the Most Delicate of Scales The whole concept of divorce is centered on improving your own life ...
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  • Social Media & Divorce: What to Do & Avoid
    Most of us use social media to share exciting life experiences and vent our frustrations. Depending on what is going on in your life, social media could actually be used to hurt you, especially if you are going through a family law dispute or divorce . Just as how you are warned that everything you say and do can be used against you in a court of law after being arrested, you need to be aware that ...
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  • Queens Family Court Digitizes Its Records
    For the longest time, the American court systems, and indeed many other governmental branches, have been criticized for being unable to keep up with changing technology. The Queens Family Court has broken away from this negativity by fully digitizing its records of crates upon crates of paper files. After a 2015 blaze destroyed millions of court files in Brooklyn, the Queens Family Court update ...
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