Divorce

The advantages of an uncontested divorce

Some divorces are so acrimonious that they can only be resolved in court. Most can be resolved out of court through an agreement between the parties. The first thing they have to agree upon is simply the fact that both of them want to get divorced. When the parties...

The advantages of mediation in a New York divorce

Most residents of New York are rightfully apprehensive about going through a divorce. The outcome is uncertain, the cost can be astronomical, the process itself can be stressful, and both parties will experience a range of unpleasant emotions, ranging from intense...

What is a postnuptial agreement?

Couples now enter marriages with more assets which also grow and become more entangled over time. While prenuptial agreements that couples enter before marriage are widely known, spouses can also enter other agreements after marriage to protect their interests if...

What are my options if I did not sign a prenup?

While some couples in New York executed a prenuptial agreement prior to marrying, not every couple had the chance or desire to do so. Does that mean they cannot execute any type of marital agreement regarding their property and assets after they marry or if they are...

Divorce and its impact on life insurance

When you go through a divorce, you’ll likely have many questions to which you need answers. Issues such as custody, support and property division may be things you’ve never had to deal with before and they can be confusing. One issue which doesn’t get as much...

What is a no-fault divorce?

When a marriage ends, many people assume that there must be a reason for it. Throughout history, many New York couples have filed for fault-based divorces, where they list one or more of the following as the grounds for their divorce: Cruel and inhumane treatment...

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