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  • Alimony
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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    Annulment
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    • Pope Francis to Weigh In On Divorce in the Catholic Church Devout Catholics have been divided over how the faith addresses divorce and remarriage for decades, at least. On one side of the issue, many believe that original doctrines must be deliberately followed, which is to say that after a divorce, there should be no remarriage and can be no Communion for the divorced. On the other, they see that times are changing and believe that divorce should not ...
    • What are the Grounds for Annulment in New York? While a majority of people have heard the term “ annulment ,” many people erroneously assume that it is just another word for divorce . While both an annulment and a divorce are methods of ending a couple’s marriage, an annulment takes this a step further by declaring that the marriage never existed in the first place. Unlike divorce, an annulment cannot be pursued for reasons of irreconcilable ...
    Child Custody
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    • Don't Make These 4 Big Mistakes If You're Fighting for Child Custody For many people, a child custody dispute is representative of the most difficult battle they will need to face in their lifetime. The outcome, no matter which way it sways, will affect both spouses as well as their children for years, if not the rest of their lives. Every step in a child custody battle must be carefully planned and deliberate, for a single slip-up could be disastrous for a ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    Child Support
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    • 6 Reasons Why You Should Not Represent Yourself in Your Divorce We, as attorneys, are often asked “Do I really need to hire a divorce attorney or should I try to represent myself?” The operative word in this question is try. While anyone can try to represent himself or herself in their legal matter, it is ill-advised. Below are the top reasons why you should not represent yourself in court: By Human Nature, You Are Emotionally Invested in Your Own Case Family ...
    • Child Custody 101 A divorce can often feel like a two-sided ordeal: you against your spouse. While this is understandable and connects to the roots of the procedure, this is not always the case. If you share children with your spouse, you need to be aware that they are going to get tied up in your divorce one way or another. To find the smoothest path through this process for you and your family, including your ...
    • How Long Does the Non-Custodial Parent Have to Pay Child Support in New York? One of the most important and frequently asked questions from clients is for how long are they responsible for child support ? In New York, child support must be paid until the child turns 21 years of age if that child is either living at home or attending college. Further, the parents may memorialize an agreement, whether a separation or divorce , to extend the child support obligation to an ...
    Divorce
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    • 7 Common Reasons People Get Divorced There isn’t a state in the country anymore that actually requires you to have a very specific reason for filing for divorce. If you want your marriage to end, you can go ahead and file the paperwork on any grounds . But with hundreds of thousands of Americans divorcing each year, it begs the question, “Why?” Based on numerous studies, here’s a list of the 7 most common reasons for divorce , in no ...
    • Want to Divorce? Why Not in January, the Divorce Month? According to several recent studies, it might be time to rename January to “Divorce Month” due to the noticeable jump in divorce filings and inquiries each year in that month. FindLaw and Westlaw worked together to study nationwide divorce rates between 2008 and 2011. The conclusion was a sudden rise of divorces in January, and a 50% increase in internet searches for phrases along the lines of “ ...
    • 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 ...
    Family Law
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    • Can a Prenuptial Agreement Become Voided? If you took the time to draft a prenuptial agreement before getting married, you have accomplished a family law feat that most people forget or are too intimidated to try. A prenuptial agreement can be a fantastic way to protect your assets and interests, just in case you decide that your marriage no longer makes you happy. But, like any other form of legal contract, a prenup won’t mean a thing ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    In the News
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    • EXECUTIVE ORDER UPDATE The following is an excerpt from the recent immigration update from the Department of Homeland Security (1/29/2017): "For the next 90 days, nearly all travelers, except U.S. citizens, traveling on passports from Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen will be temporarily suspended from entry to the United States. The 90 day period will allow for proper review and establishment of ...
    • Want to Divorce? Why Not in January, the Divorce Month? According to several recent studies, it might be time to rename January to “Divorce Month” due to the noticeable jump in divorce filings and inquiries each year in that month. FindLaw and Westlaw worked together to study nationwide divorce rates between 2008 and 2011. The conclusion was a sudden rise of divorces in January, and a 50% increase in internet searches for phrases along the lines of “ ...
    • 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 ...
    Prenuptial Agreements
    The latest posts for Prenuptial Agreements are listed below.
    • Can a Prenuptial Agreement Become Voided? If you took the time to draft a prenuptial agreement before getting married, you have accomplished a family law feat that most people forget or are too intimidated to try. A prenuptial agreement can be a fantastic way to protect your assets and interests, just in case you decide that your marriage no longer makes you happy. But, like any other form of legal contract, a prenup won’t mean a thing ...
    • Jewish Orthodox Marriages Face Prenuptial Agreement Controversies A prenuptial agreement can be used by couples who are preparing to enter into marriage to set some ground rules upfront about what must be done in the event that their marriage was not meant to be forever. This is growing in popularity across the country, even here in New York, as people start to recognize it not as a sign that their spouse lacks faith in the marriage’s chances but rather that ...
    • Documents You Should Prepare for Divorce Preparation and thoroughness is the key to success in all facets of life, and divorce is not an exception. As you and your spouse get into the thick of your divorce proceedings, there are sure to be a slew of arguments or disagreements. The more official paperwork you have on-hand, the easier it can be to keep track of what is important and prove your point to any presiding officials. Documents ...
    Separation
    The latest posts for Separation are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • Considering Separation Over Divorce Divorces can seem so final because, for the most part, they are. It can be troublesome to stop a divorce once it starts and even more challenging to undo its effects once it finalizes. If you are certain that you need some time away from your spouse to settle your thoughts but are not certain you want to do so indefinitely, there is another way that is not necessarily as permanent as a divorce. ...
    • How Long Does the Non-Custodial Parent Have to Pay Child Support in New York? One of the most important and frequently asked questions from clients is for how long are they responsible for child support ? In New York, child support must be paid until the child turns 21 years of age if that child is either living at home or attending college. Further, the parents may memorialize an agreement, whether a separation or divorce , to extend the child support obligation to an ...
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