Important Considerations When Buying a Property with Your Significant Other in Manhattan

Buying a property with your significant other can be an extremely stressful proposition. Yes, it can make it easier to live together, and doing it right can ensure that both of your financial assets and rights are protected. However, there … Continue reading

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Do Grandparents Have Visitation Rights in New York?

The relationship between grandparents and grandchildren can be incredibly important and rewarding. Unfortunately, many grandparents are barred from seeing their grandchildren by circumstances outside of their control. Though working through those family issues on your own is the preferred course … Continue reading

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How to Handle Post-Divorce Child Custody Conflicts During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed virtually every aspect of life. It should come as no surprise, then, that those changes have extended to post-divorce child custody. While the agreements made by former spouses during the divorce process were almost certainly … Continue reading

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Can You Keep Your Ex-Spouse’s New Partner Away from Your Children? 

Whether your divorce is finalized or not, it can be painful to hear that your former spouse has re-entered the dating pool.  This may be especially troubling if you learn that your ex-spouse's new partner is frequently around your child … Continue reading

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What Are the Financial Implications of Divorce During the Pandemic? 

It should come as no surprise that divorce can radically change an individual's lifestyle. It not only has a huge impact on how one's personal life will unfold going forward, but it also has a major financial impact on both … Continue reading

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Why Many Married Couples Put off Divorce During the Holidays but Are Now Moving Forward with Filing

January is traditionally known as “Divorce Month” because there is an increase in divorce filings and inquiries. People wait until January because they do not want to break the news of divorce to their spouse during the holidays.  When there … Continue reading

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Understand the Difference Between a Default Judgment of Divorce vs. a No-Fault Divorce 

Divorce requires more than an agreement to end a marriage. It requires a number of legal steps to complete, after determining that you have jurisdiction to file in New York, then deciding exactly how you want the divorce to occur. … Continue reading

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How Does Having Multiple Children in Multiple Households Impact Child Support in New York

Child support can be a confusing topic for those who have never dealt with it before. While there are many formulas out there for determining support, it can be more difficult to get information if your situation doesn't fit the … Continue reading

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If My Spouse Cheated on Me, Can I Get More Money Out of My Divorce?

Adultery is one of the primary reasons that marriages end, and according to current information, one spouse cheating on the other is an influence in 15-50% of all divorces. This is a huge number, and it begs a very important … Continue reading

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Learn What Factors Determine Spousal Maintenance in New York 

Some people confuse spousal support, spousal maintenance and alimony.  In New York, these terms are used interchangeably and refer to a payment that is made by one spouse to the other during or after divorce.  In 2010, New York passed … Continue reading

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