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The 4-1-1 on Common Law Divorce

The 4-1-1 on Common Law Divorce

It is increasingly common for couples to cohabit without marriage paperwork. You can share a household, finances, real property, debt, assets, and children without getting a marriage license. However, when your relationship ends, dissolving the ties that bind you can be more complicated simply...

11 Post-Divorce Actions to Take To Start Your New Life

11 Post-Divorce Actions to Take To Start Your New Life

Once your divorce judgment is issued your marriage is legally over. However, there are still important steps to take to realign your life with your new status and set yourself up for success.
Here are 11 areas to take immediate action for your new life:
Estate Planning
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How Equitable Distribution Impacts Your NY Divorce

How Equitable Distribution Impacts Your NY Divorce

Most of the legal work and disputes in a high conflict divorce deal with asset division. Enumerating, valuing, and dividing your assets are key components of your divorce. You and your attorney will need to maximize your distribution of assets, but the distribution standards and processes are...

The Law Guardian Can Provide an Advantage in Your Custody Case

The Law Guardian Can Provide an Advantage in Your Custody Case

In a high conflict divorce case, custody is usually hotly contested. You and your spouse each have a point of view about where the child(ren) should live and how you should share decision-making. Your attorney and your spouse's attorney will present evidence and make arguments about why that parent...

What You Need to Know About New York City Custody Cases

What You Need to Know About New York City Custody Cases

No matter where you live, child custody is a critical issue in your divorce. All of the issues and concerns present in a custody case are magnified in New York City high net worth families. In addition to this, there are unique and important issues that arise for the high net worth population in...

Is Your Spouse Hiding Assets in Your High Net Worth Divorce?

Is Your Spouse Hiding Assets in Your High Net Worth Divorce?

Full disclosure of all financial information is a required and essential part of any divorce, but this is particularly crucial in a high net worth divorce. When a spouse realizes that so much of their future hinges on how marital assets are divided, they may work to conceal or dissipate marital...

10 Signs Your Divorce is Going to Be High Conflict

10 Signs Your Divorce is Going to Be High Conflict

Divorce is difficult even under the best of circumstances. However, some divorces become high conflict divorces, in which the challenges become more extensive and even more formidable, requiring highly specific precision legal skills to navigate them. These are the signs that your divorce may be...

10 Custody Coping Tips During Corona

10 Custody Coping Tips During Corona

Living with a custody order is challenging in normal circumstances, but add in a worldwide pandemic, and things get complicated. Follow these tips to keep things safe and on an even keel for everyone in the family.
Safety first. The most important thing in this situation is that everyone...

NY Child Custody Evaluation - An Inside Look

NY Child Custody Evaluation - An Inside Look

High conflict custody cases usually involve child custody evaluation. These evaluations are usually done by licensed therapists who have experience working with children in divorce and custody situations. The evaluators are usually psychologists, social workers, or family therapists who have not...

Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid in a High-Net-Worth Divorce

Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid in a High-Net-Worth Divorce

Divorce is challenging for anyone, but there are special considerations in your divorce because of your high net worth. The advice and information considered standard for divorce cases does not apply to clients in this unique situation. Protect yourself by avoiding these common...