Keys to a Lasting Marriage: Win-Win Communication in Your Marriage

  Communication is the cornerstone of relationships, both personal and professional. The way that people communicate with their partners and their children reveals much about the value they place on those relationships.  When you are having a conversation with someone … Continue reading

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How to Use a Prenup as a Financial Planning Tool

In recent years, there's been a trend toward couples marrying later in life. This means that they may come to the relationship with children or considerable debts as well as assets.  Moreover, they may already have a budgeting style that … Continue reading

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Who Initiates Divorce More: Men or Women?

The correct answer is that women initiate divorce more than men.  In fact, according to a study conducted by the American Sociological Association, they found that women initiate 69% of divorces.    Another interesting fact is that about 90% of … Continue reading

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Consider a Prenup While Celebrating Love This Valentine’s Day

In the heady first weeks and months of a romance, it's easy to have blind faith in love with your chosen partner. Falling in love and discussing the exciting details of your future together is a lot of fun.  It … Continue reading

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The 5 Warning Signs That May Lead to Divorce If Not Resolved

Don’t end up caught off guard if your spouse tells you that he/she wants a divorce; know what warning signs to look for so you are not taken by surprise. Cheating/Infidelity:  This is one of the top predictors of divorce.  … Continue reading

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How to Have Win-Win Mediation for Your Divorce

Divorce is never easy. It's an emotionally draining process that is painful for everyone involved. This is especially true in cases where couples decide to litigate the outcome.  Too often, separating spouses believe that the courtroom is the only place … Continue reading

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How to De-Stress During the Holidays When Facing Divorce

Even if you are facing divorce during the holidays, there are many ways to make your holidays less stressful.  We all know that the holidays are such a hectic time; family coming into town, children out of school, holiday shopping, … Continue reading

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How to Bring Up a Prenup When Getting Engaged During the Holidays

Many people decide that the holiday season is the ideal time to get engaged.  The particular holiday doesn’t really matter, it could be on Hanukah, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve.  What matters is how do you bring up the sensitive … Continue reading

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Prenuptial Agreements for Same Sex Couples in New York

In 2011, same sex marriage in New York became legal. It was a happy day for many families across the state, and with the ability of same-sex couples from other states to get married in New York too, many people … Continue reading

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How the New Tax Law Will Impact Spousal Support Calculations in New York in January 2019

Changes go into effect on January 1, 2019, that will impact spousal support payments for people who divorce in 2019. The signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December 2017 created changes that will impact couples who divorce … Continue reading

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