The onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York put a strain on many aspects of so many lives. Financial wellness has taken an especially hard hit due to quarantining, social distancing restrictions, and massive layoffs and furloughs. From the top-down, remaining financially buoyant has been a national concern, and households across the country must … Read more
One of the most contentious aspects of a divorce is spousal support. Who should pay spousal support? How much will be awarded? How long do I have to pay my former spouse? These are common questions for couples going through a divorce, especially by the spouse that winds up paying spousal support. Let’s explore how … Read more
Adultery is a common cause for spouses to separate and divorce. In many states, including New York, adultery by a spouse may be considered by the court in different aspects of the divorce proceedings. Here’s our guide to spousal support after an affair. Legal Grounds For A Divorce In New York, divorcing spouses may seek … Read more
Financial fraud is a major problem that plagues many contested and high net worth divorce cases. New York requires each party to disclose their finances during their divorce case. Unfortunately, a number of resentful spouses will take steps to defraud their ex during divorce. What are the telltale signs of financial fraud in divorce, and … Read more
Social media; you either love it or you hate it. But regardless of your personal opinions on the matter, social media will have a major effect on your divorce case. How you handle your individual accounts will help to determine if social media will be your friend, or foe, during divorce. Social Profiles Spell Disaster … Read more
Alimony is one of the most fought over parts of divorce in New York. Whether you’re receiving support, or you have to pay your ex, you likely have some strong views on the subject. A hot topic of contention is lump sum alimony payments vs. monthly payments. What are Lump Sum Alimony Payments? Lump sum … Read more
In a New York divorce, there is spousal support or “temporary maintenance” and then there is maintenance.
There are has been a recent spike in couples pursuing divorces later in life, leading to the coinage of the term “Gray Divorce” to describe this occurrence.
There are two forms of child support modifications: upwards modification and downwards modification.