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Is Spousal Maintenance Guaranteed in New York?

If you are headed towards a divorce on Long Island, spousal support may be at the top of your mind. If you're the higher earner, you may wonder, "Will I be ordered to financially support my ...
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Relocation Actions in New York

When people get divorced, they may not realize just how much things can change over time; however, the family courts are well-aware of this fact. After all, they've witnessed changes among ...
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How to Have an Easier Divorce

There's no candy-coating it – divorce can be very stressful for more reasons than one. Even when spouses know with all their hearts that the divorce is for the best, it can still hit them ...
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Nassau County Prenuptial Agreements

If you are wealthy, or if your fiancé is, one or both of you may be inclined to draw up a prenuptial agreement. In Nassau and Suffolk counties, prenuptial agreements are more common than in ...
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Don't Let Divorce Ruin Your Credit!

Unhappy spouses put off divorce for different reasons, such as waiting until the children move out, but one of the main reasons is because of money, isn't that right? Most of us have heard horror ...
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Prepare Now for Your January Divorce

Now that it's December, millions of Americans are looking back at 2016. Some are celebrating job promotions, while others are celebrating retiring. Some people welcomed a new child to their ...
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Should I Sell My Wedding Ring?

Your marriage is over for good, the divorce papers are filed and your ex packed his bags months ago. Should you sell your engagement and wedding rings, or should you put them someplace safe for now? ...
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Should I File Divorce After the Holidays?

Now that November has arrived, the holidays are officially just around the corner. From Thanksgiving until January 1st, our ordinary lives are suddenly filled with extra shopping, decorating, holiday ...
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Discovering Hidden Assets in a Divorce

If you're headed for a high-net worth divorce, you may be concerned about your spouse hiding assets in attempt to deny you your fair share of the marital assets. This is not unusual; according to ...
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About Legal Separation in New York

Each state has enacted its own laws regarding divorce and legal separation. Some states do not allow couples to become "legally separated" but New York is one of the states that does. If you ...
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Information for Unmarried Fathers in New York

These days, more and more children are being born out of wedlock, meaning, a child's mother and father are not married at the time of birth. While there is little question about a child's ...
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What is 'Wasteful Dissipation' of Marital Assets?

When it comes to divorce, there is one aspect that is frequently an issue and that is money. Whether financial problems led to the divorce, or hiding and concealing assets became a point of contention ...
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Does Adultery Affect Alimony in New York?

Marriage is rarely easy, it takes work to maintain good communication and a loving, happy marriage. Just ask anybody who's been in one for more than a decade and they'll tell you that you have ...
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Can a Child Choose in a New York Custody Case?

You may have heard that once a child turns 13, he or she can choose which parent to live with. While an older child's preference will certainly be given weight, it is not up to the child's ...
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Do I Have to Pay Spousal Support if My Ex Has a Job?

If you are headed for divorce, you will likely be concerned about property and debt division, child custody (if you have children), and naturally – spousal support. Will you have to pay it, and ...
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Paternity Actions in New York

When a child is born to parents who are married to each other, the woman's husband is automatically assumed to be the child's "legal father." This is understandably – by ...
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Dating During a Divorce: Is It Okay?

"Is it okay for me to date while my divorce is pending? After all, we did split up." Our clients ask this question often, so if you're wondering too, know that it's not an unusual ...
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Don't Let Divorce Ruin Your Credit

You've probably heard horror stories from people about how their credit was ruined by their divorce. You might have heard things like, "My wife maxed out all of our credit cards," or ...
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Stay Connected with Jason M. Barbara & Associates, P.C.

We have recently added many new social media sites to our list of directories! Want to make sure you stay up to date on the latest news and laws concerning divorce and family law? Be sure to follow ...
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Achieving a Cost-Effective Divorce

Divorce has been called "one of the most stressful experiences an adult will every go through, second only to the death of a child." If your marriage is broken beyond repair, you probably ...
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Divorce: Can You Afford the House?

If you are headed for divorce, perhaps one of the greatest assets that you and your spouse have is the marital home. Naturally, one of the first things that you will think about is, "What should ...
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How Relocation Affects Child Custody in NY

One thing that is for certain after a divorce, people's lives change. Former spouses may return to college, they may obtain a new job, or relocate, or they may even meet someone new and remarry. ...
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When Does Maintenance End in New York?

When a married couple files for divorce, there's always a possibility that the lower-earning spouse may ask the judge for maintenance, also known as alimony or spousal support in other states. In ...
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6 Tips for a Smooth Divorce

As the old saying goes, "Hindsight is 20/20," so there's no one better than a Nassau County divorce attorney to give you advice on what to do and what not to do while you're ...
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Divorce and Taxes: What You Need to Know

If you're getting a divorce or if your divorce was finalized in December, you will need to familiarize yourself with how divorce affects your taxes, especially if income taxes have been the last ...
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