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Divorce Strategies Under New York’s No-Fault Divorce

On August 15, 2010, New York Governor David Paterson signed no-fault divorce into law. Here are some divorce strategies to take under this divorce.

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How a Divorce Lawyer Can Protect Your Business

Divorce can ruin businesses at a time when your financial resources are pushed to their limits. Here’s how a divorce lawyer can protect your business.

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How Does Equitable Distribution in New York Work?

Equitable distribution is the legal process of dividing properties between spouses who are undergoing a divorce. How does it work in New York?

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DEALING WITH YOUR SPOUSE’S AFFAIR

Most people go into a marriage believing that they would never be the victim of an affair. While for some people, infidelity is not a deal breaker, for others, it can be the cause of an immediate divorce. For certain individuals, they don’t care about reasons or excuses. For them, cheating means divorce. However, if … Read more

SOCIAL MEDIA AND DIVORCE: WHY FACEBOOK IS NOT YOUR FRIEND

Social media and divorce are two aspects that should never be used in conjunction. While some people don’t realize this, posting the details and the issues within your divorce on social media is a really bad idea. Additionally, some people believe that what they post on Facebook will be kept private among their friends but … Read more

What Is The Difference Between Sole and Shared Custody?

  One of the main challenges of getting a divorce is deciding who will get custody of the children, and when this will occur. A major deciding factor in this decision is whether or not both parents will have custody of the children, or if just one parent will handle the responsibility.     As … Read more

Changing a Child’s Last Name Following a Divorce

While the practice is becoming less common as societal trends shift, one spouse typically takes the last name of the other spouse. Furthermore, when a couple has a child, the individual will typically assume the same last name as the couple. However, if a couple in this situation has a divorce, the question that may … Read more

Time-Tested Divorce Strategies

Emotionally Abused During Your Divorce

Divorce can be one of the most stressful experiences an individual will go through in their lifetime. If your partner thinks you are to blame, they may go out of their way to make it even more stressful for you. Other times, your spouse may resort to behaviors which cause you extreme emotional distress. Either … Read more

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Does Cheating Affect Alimony in New York City?

As of this writing, about 50 percent of all first marriages in the United States end in divorce.

Grounds for Divorce in New York

When filing for divorce in New York, the Plaintiff must state a reason for the divorce.