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Introducing Your New Partner to Your Kids After Divorce

Dating can be a bit awkward after a divorce, especially for spouses who took a long hiatus from the single scene because they were married for years. For example, some divorcing spouses were married ...
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Do You Suspect Your Spouse is Wasting Marital Assets?

Some couples have nice, friendly divorces. They understand their marriage is over, and they manage to set their differences aside and reach a fair settlement so they can move to the next chapter of ...
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Fighting for Custody? Beware of Moving Out

When parents file for divorce, they usually fall into two categories: those who know how their child custody arrangement is going to play out, and those who anticipate a child custody battle. Of ...
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Will a New York Divorce Lead Me to Financial Ruin?

When we take on new clients, they almost always want to know what’s going to happen to their property. Their residence, 401k or IRA, stocks and bonds, CDs, vacation and rental properties, and ...
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Does a Cheating Spouse Leave a Digital Trail?

In criminal justice research, there’s a common thread – it’s a common belief that criminals always leave behind evidence. Cheating spouses, especially in this technological age are ...
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Why You Should Stay Off Social Media During Your Divorce

Many of us enjoy logging into various social media platforms and sharing our lives with friends, family, co-workers, and even acquaintances we might have only met a handful of times. From Facebook and ...
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Social Security Benefits & Divorce

You've probably heard about "long-term marriages" or marriages of long-duration. These are usually marriages that last 10 years or longer. If you've been married for over nine years ...
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Your Divorce Checklist

Divorce can be one of the most stressful experiences you'll ever go through in your adult life, but a lot of that stress is based on paperwork and fear of the unknown. Fortunately, divorce ...
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A Lawyer's Advice to Divorced Fathers

Are you a father who is recently divorced? Or, are you and your wife about to file for divorce ? Either way, you're probably afraid of the divorce affecting your relationship with your children, ...
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Advice for Divorced Mothers

If you're seriously contemplating divorce, or if it was recently finalized, you may be in a scary place right now. Sure, you know the divorce is for the best, but you're still concerned about ...
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What Qualifies as Child Neglect in New York?

Is your ex-husband or wife accusing you of child neglect and using that against you in a child custody action? Or, is a state agency claiming that you have been neglecting your children? If so, we ...
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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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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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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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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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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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