If your husband or wife has pension benefits in New York, you should be aware that under the New York Equitable Distribution Law, you are entitled to your marital share of his or her pension.
The first issue is often the easiest. In the vast majority of case, marital property is equally divided in New York.
Before you sign on the dotted line, make sure you agree with all the financial terms of your divorce agreement.
Most lawyers know that law degrees, and medical degrees can be valued as part of a divorce in New York State.
It amazes me when litigants refuse to provide discovery during the pendancy of a divorce.
IRS regs clearly state that a non custodial parent is only entitled to take the child deduction if they have written permission to do so from the custodial parent.
Unless a petitioner can prove that it is unsafe to continue living together in the marital residence until the divorce is final, a judge will not kick one of the parties out of the house.