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Estate Documents After Divorce

Estate Documents After Divorce

While some may wait until after their divorce is final, there are some steps that should be in play before to protect yourself and your family even if they can’t be formalized until a later date. It is important to re-evaluation of your wills, trusts, health care proxies, and powers of...

Modifying Alimony After Divorce in New York

Modifying Alimony After Divorce in New York

If your divorce case included spousal support (sometimes called spousal maintenance or alimony), you might wonder if there will ever be an opportunity to change or modify the support order or if you can ever end the maintenance payments before the originally ordered completion date. New York state...

Spyware & Your Divorce - What You Should Know

Spyware & Your Divorce - What You Should Know

Spyware are computer programs that record or “log” anything that’s typed on that computer. If spyware is installed on your computer, the person who installed it can see everywhere you go on the internet, every email you type, your passwords, every search you do, and any...

How to Get Your Spouse Out of the House Amidst a Divorce

How to Get Your Spouse Out of the House Amidst a Divorce

Once you’ve made the decision that your marriage is over, you most likely want to get away from your spouse as quickly as possible. Ownership and occupancy of the marital home can be a hotly contested issue during a divorce. When you own and share the same home, you may wonder how you can get...

Can I Get an Annulment?

Can I Get an Annulment?

One of the most common questions people ask about divorce is whether they qualify for an annulment. The most important fact to understand is that there are two types of annulments: a legal annulment and a religious annulment.
Legal vs. Religious Annulments A legal annulment is a...

How to Choose Your Divorce Lawyer

How to Choose Your Divorce Lawyer

Your divorce lawyer is the most important person in your life when you are going through a divorce. Because of this, it is crucial that you select an attorney who is not only experienced and knowledgeable, but is someone you trust, feel confident in, and can work with.
Why Finding the Right...

Why You Need to Meet with a Divorce Lawyer After Getting Engaged

Why You Need to Meet with a Divorce Lawyer After Getting Engaged

After the initial excitement over a proposal, you and your fiancé will likely start to plan your wedding. You hope that your marriage will last many years, and for that to happen, it is important to give it deep thought and attention. Marriage is a legal contract with a variety of serious...

Why You Should File for Divorce First

Why You Should File for Divorce First

Since all states now have uncontested divorce, it might not seem that it matters who actually files for divorce. While it is true that uncontested divorce has leveled the playing field to some extent, there are still some advantages to be had if you are the spouse who files for...

A New Kind of Marital Property: Genetic Material 

A New Kind of Marital Property: Genetic Material 

Divorce involves a complete division of all of a couple’s marital property. This often includes homes, vehicles, investments, retirement accounts, businesses, intellectual property, personal and household belongings, and items such as art, jewelry, and collectibles. Another type of marital...